6 Young Social Housing Leaders in Europe You Should Know

Social housing has a rich and strong history throughout Europe.  Some countries have hundreds of years of experience and have produced amazing leaders who changed their communities and countries for the better.  The same holds true now and there are countless people in the social housing industry in Europe leading the way.  While it is… Read More 6 Young Social Housing Leaders in Europe You Should Know

Complex and unique – The story about the Swedish rental setting model 

All modern welfare states intervene in their housing markets in one way or the other. Social housing, rent regulation and rental subsidies targeting lower income groups are common forms of government support. The housing needs for middle – high income groups are often left to the free market. But Sweden is a truly unique case… Read More Complex and unique – The story about the Swedish rental setting model 

Strategic Planning and Homelessness: Finland, the UK, the USA and Sweden

Article: The Finnish Homeless Strategy Summarized by Josh Crites Overview Finland recently completed a second phase of a national program intended to dramatically reduce homelessness.  What is different with the Finnish approach is the country came together to create a national strategy with a total effort on using the Housing First model.  The summary report… Read More Strategic Planning and Homelessness: Finland, the UK, the USA and Sweden

How housing associations across Europe promote integration

Some housing associations do more then just providing a roof above the head. They set up systems that promote the integration of refugees and other immigrants. Six best practices from all over Europe were presented during the event ‘Best practices of inclusiveness, migration and refugee housing’, organised by the network organisations EFL + EurHoNet. They… Read More How housing associations across Europe promote integration

Strategic Planning and Homelessness: Finland, the UK, the USA and Sweden

Article: The Finnish Homeless Strategy Summarized by Josh Crites Overview Finland recently completed a second phase of a national program intended to dramatically reduce homelessness.  What is different with the Finnish approach is the country came together to create a national strategy with a total effort on using the Housing First model.  The summary report… Read More Strategic Planning and Homelessness: Finland, the UK, the USA and Sweden