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July, 2018

EBZ / EFL/ Housing Europe Summer School

  July, 16 - 20     EBZ Bochum, Springorumallee 20, Bochum

After the successful first edition of the Summer School for young European housing professionals in August 2017,  a new edition will take place  in July 2018 (16-20).  Five exciting and instructional days are waiting for you in Bochum, Germany, located in the very heart of Europe.

Young professionals of the housing sector all over Europe have the opportunity to be part of this international exchange. The interactive programme combines academic knowledge with the expertise of practitioners to develop concepts and solutions for the key challenges of housing in the 21st century. Participate in fruitful discussions with European experts, learn about solutions and approaches of your European neighbours, find common ground with your peers and develop your own European network. The Summer School is offered to you by EBZ – European Education Centre for the Housing and Real Estate Sector in cooperation with the European Federation for Living (EFL), Housing Europe, the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing, and the Housing Initiative for Eastern Europe (IWO).

Click HERE for the Programm

Click HERE for Registration

September, 2018

European Conference on Urban densification & Energy renovation in cities

  September, 19 - 20     Paris, Head Office Paris Habitat

Housing Europe, in cooperation with EFL member Paris Habitat, host a conference about Urban Densification and Energy Renovation in cities.
It’s an event which takes part in the framework of the European ‘s funded ‘ABRACADABRA project‘ .
It is standing from 19 th to 21 September.
The 19th morning and 21 September are dedicated to workshops only for the ABRACADABRA’s project members .
The European conference will take place on Thursday 20th September from 9 AM to 6 PM .
On Wednesday 19th September at 4 PM a a field visit is organized of one of our program that mixes full energy refurbishment of a 1970 ‘s residence with 500 flats with adds on of 2 wooden floors on it.

Topic Group Finance and Investment

  September, 20 - 21     Zaandam

Join the topic group, Finance and Investment, in Amsterdam/Zaandam for their 14th meeting.

Find the invitation and agenda HERE.

For more information, please contact Hendrik Cornehl at

Study Visit Barcelona

  September, 25 - 26     Barcelona

This year’s Urban Study Visit will take members and associates to the Spanish city of Barcelona. The final passage of the visit will be announced on the website.

Provisional dates: 25 and 26 September 2018.

Topic Group Digitalization

  September, 25 - 26     Gävle, Sweden

This topic group joins together with Eurhonet for another meeting on digitization. This time, the meeting will take place at the local housing organisation Gavlegardarna in Gävle, Sweden. Participants will share current, ongoing projects and best practices, focusing on new ways of working in the era of digitization. The group will visit a new, flexible office in Gävle and learn how they accompanied their employees throughout a process of change. For all who arrive on the 24th of September, there will be a joint dinner (at one’s own expense). We hope to see you there!

October, 2018

Topic Group Social Domain

  October, 23 - 24     Birmingham

Topic Group meeting Social Domain in Birmingham. Focus on community housing, coop housing, community engagement and social impact measurement..

November, 2018

EFL Autumn Conference 2018

  November, 7 - 8     Milan, Italy

The EFL Autumn Conference will take place on November 7th and 8th in Milan, Italy.

December, 2018

Housing for All. Affordable Housing in Growing Cities

  December, 4 - 5     Wiener Wohnen, Rosa-Fischer-Gasse 2, 1030, Wien,

Which legal and financial conditions are needed in Europe to increase investment in affordable housing? Which benefits does affordable housing provide for European Cities and the economy? These questions will form the basis of the international conference „Housing for All. Affordable Housing in Growing Cities“ in Vienna. Prominent politicans, well-known experts, scientists and housing providers from different cities will discuss the topic comprehensively. The findings of the European Urban Agenda – Housing Partnership will also be presented. The City of Vienna would also like to take this oppertunity to invite you to get to know the Viennese model of social housing through study visits.

Further information will follow in the near future.

March, 2019

EFL Seminar Bamberg

  March, 28 - 29     Bamberg

On March  28 & 29 2019, our German member Joseph Stiftung from Bamberg will host a housing event of the European Federation for Living. The theme and content of the event will be published later.

Bamberg is a beautiful city and is well known as UNESCO World Heritage city. Bamberg is located in southern Germany in the north of Bavaria. It is a good example of a central European town with a basically early medieval plan and many surviving ecclesiastical and secular buildings of the medieval period. When Henry II, Duke of Bavaria, became King of Germany in 1007 he made Bamberg the seat of a bishopric, intended to become a ‘second Rome’. Of particular interest is the way in which the present town illustrates the link between agriculture (market gardens and vineyards) and the urban distribution centre.

More info here. ( ).

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