What’s next for social housing in Austria? The plans for housing from the new Conservative/Far-Right (ÖVP/FPÖ) Coalition Government

The Austrian housing market is characterised by a high degree of regulation, a bricks-and-mortar-based subsidy system and a substantial role for limited-profit housing associations. A long history of investment into building subsidised good quality rented homes has resulted in one of the highest proportions of social renters in Europe. In Vienna about every second household… Read More What’s next for social housing in Austria? The plans for housing from the new Conservative/Far-Right (ÖVP/FPÖ) Coalition Government

Different cities, similar lessons: the AFWC’s pan-European discussion

On this balmy summer day a large group of people answered the call to come together to exchange knowledge and discuss the challenges that social housing associations have to cope with in modern times. Five representatives of larger European cities (Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam) presented their social housing context and the challenges they have… Read More Different cities, similar lessons: the AFWC’s pan-European discussion