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

Italy trying to prepare housing for massive boom of elderly

No topic appears to be more cultural related than dealing with ageing among tenants, as we learned at the ‘Senior Social Housing’ session of the Urbanpromo social housing conference in Turin. After introductions by Francesco Cocco on housing project for elderly in Barcelona and Gaullaume Lelong of Domitys about French elderly housing, we received  a very… Read More Italy trying to prepare housing for massive boom of elderly

Collaborative housing as a source of disruptive innovation

Collaborative housing is the new buzz word among citizens of Europe’s biggest cities. Some are asking whether this is just a trend or something that we need to deal with on the long run. At the Urbanpromo Social Housing conference, in October 2017 in Turin, a collective of international and Italian experts gathered to address… Read More Collaborative housing as a source of disruptive innovation