Public Housing and Process Improvement: Strategic Planning and Lean

Every socially minded housing organization across the world strives to be mission focused and goal oriented.  Every couple years, the leadership at all organizations meet and sometimes hire consultants to come in and set up 2 year, 4 year 5 year plans and develop strategies to lead them into the future.  However; does the strategic… Read More Public Housing and Process Improvement: Strategic Planning and Lean

Affordable Housing in the Middle East and North Africa: Can Supply Keep Up With Demand?

Affordable housing around the world is always in need and most often not supplied in the manner that is required.  Developed western nations struggle and the same struggles are felt in all parts of the globe.  In the Middle East and North Africa, the population is growing rapidly and the average age of inhabitants is… Read More Affordable Housing in the Middle East and North Africa: Can Supply Keep Up With Demand?

Student Housing in Italy, Challenges, Opportunities and Innovation

Student housing in Italy is not regarded as an asset class, while in other countries across Europe it is. Why not? Can it be? Urbanpromo Housing Sociale’s second Friday morning session was dedicated to answering these questions. Two speakers introduced student housing in Spain and France, followed by a panel discussion focusing on the Italian… Read More Student Housing in Italy, Challenges, Opportunities and Innovation