Tuesday 20 March, the president of the Metropolitan Region of Lyon mr. David Kimmelfeld and ms. Anne Warsman, general director d’immobliere Rhône Alpes, officially announced that the second edition of our International Social Housing Festival will be held June 4th to June 7th 2019 in Lyon. The festival will be organized by the Metropolitan Region of Lyon… Read More Next International Social Housing Festival in June 2019 in Lyon!
This week we will look back on ^HousingFutures’ articles of 2017. Many articles that we published in 2017 were on homelessness. Like in Seattle, the city of Amazon, where the success of tech companies is related to housing prices in the city, leading to more homeless in the streets. Josh concludes his article that companies should… Read More ^HousingFutures’ 2017: Homelessness
2017 has been an important year for public, social and affordable housing around the world. Global trends like climate change, increasing inequality, emerging migration and political instability have had direct effect on the way people live -and in particular on those with little to spend. ‘Pressure’ appeared to be the keyword for affordable housing providers around… Read More ^HousingFutures’ 2017: Under pressure
Everyone working in on social housing will recognize that despite all good intentions and efforts of politicians, activists and even market parties, realization and maintaining of a decent social housing stock is extremely tough. The sector has the stigma of money consuming (and spoiling) real estate projects with vague incentives. And once in use the… Read More 3 things we learned at the International Social Housing Festival