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To meet its climate targets, the EU must double the speed it is renovating its residential and office buildings. Sweden has already almost completely decarbonised its sector. But it is on its own.
In many cities around the world, housing is too expensive. It is a serious problem which the Covid-19 crisis has made worse.
Many citizens of south-east Europe cannot afford to properly heat their own homes. The impact on health and air pollution is serious, but energy poverty has recently begun to decline.
On October 1, the Housing Europe Observatory released its latest report on the state of housing in the EU. As the housing crisis continues to hit people across Europe, concrete action by public authorities remains weak.
Unsanitory housing, risks of poverty or social exclusion – young Europeans are more exposed to them than their elders, though the degree varies between countries.
In most of EU countries rents and houses' price are growing faster than income. And finding a place to live has become an issue.
The European Homeless Journal has been published since 2007 by the European Observatory on Homelessness.
Only 3 percent of the people living in Palermo and 5 percent of those in Naples consider that it is easy to find a job in their city.
The top 15 most densely populated square kilometer in each European country.
The short-term property-rental platforms have seen the potential for influence over those EU bodies which are supposed to regulate them, and are now putting resources into it.