HSP Knowledge

This past week, FEANTSA hosted a workshop at the 2019 FEANTSA Policy Conference in Porto, Portugal. This workshop, facilitated by Juha Kaakinen, CEO of the Y-Foundation, sought to focus on two examples of innovative housing solutions in Europe, i...

The Onslaught of Private Investors on Social Renting

The Rassemblement Bruxellois pour le droit à l'habitat (RBDH) is a local group of about fifty associations in Brussels that defend the right to housing and indeed access to affordable housing qu...

Are home-sharing services taking housing off the long-term rental market and therefore playing a significant role in driving up rents to unaffordable levels? Is rent rising faster in neighbourhoods where sharing economy platforms are most popular...

Among the several housing actions promoted by the PH-Programma Housing (by means of free grants to third parties, direct contributions or mission related investments in ethical real estate funds for social housing) the experimentations directly p...

​The services of the so-called sharing economy are the aspects of the Digitalization whose effects are most clearly visible in the cities around the world. In particular, the ever-growing trend of short-term rentals is raising a number of challen...

On Monday 16th of July, The Young Foundation hosted FEANTSA for a discussion on the different approaches to addressing housing exclusion in Europe. 

The webinar aimed to share experiences and stories of creative methods tackling the issue of affor...

Rome is a city under intense rental pressure, suffering from a chronic shortage of social and affordable housing. The situation has deteriorated significantly as a result of reforms pursued since the 1990s together with the state’s progressive di...

November 27, 2017

Creative new financing methods are needed to cope as demographic and other trends drive up Europe’s need for new housing, participants told a roundtable organised by the Housing Solutions Platform on 23 November in Brussels.

While access to afford...