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Climate renovation of buildings: lessons from around Europe 

Tuesday 26 January 2021 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

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.


Housing: Cities are becoming unaffordable 

Friday 08 January 2021 | Gabriel Hassan
| Alternatives Economiques

In many cities around the world, housing is too expensive. It is a serious problem which the Covid-19 crisis has made worse.


Cold housing and polluted cities? Something is changing in the Balkans 

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

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.


Housing costs in Europe: time to turn the tide 

Wednesday 02 October 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
Emanuela Barbiroglio
| Voxeurop

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.


How are young Europeans housed? 

Monday 25 February 2019 | Marie Deshayes
| Voxeurop

Unsanitory housing, risks of poverty or social exclusion – young Europeans are more exposed to them than their elders, though the degree varies between countries.


All over Europe, housing has become all too expensive 

Thursday 14 December 2017 | Aude Martin
| Alternatives Economiques

In most of EU countries rents and houses' price are growing faster than income. And finding a place to live has become an issue.


Annual survey of the European Observatory on Homelessness

Monday 07 May 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Homeless Journal has been published since 2007 by the European Observatory on Homelessness. 


Palermo and Naples, the most difficult places to find a job according to their citizens 

Monday 25 June 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| Voxeurop

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. 


Where are the densest square kilometer in every EU country?

Saturday 05 May 2018 | Voxeurop

The top 15 most densely populated square kilometer in each European country. 


How Airbnb lobbies the EU 

Saturday 05 May 2018 | Claire Alet
| Alternatives Economiques

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.