Shaping EU action for affordable and sustainable housing 

16:00 - 19:00
Université libre de Bruxelles
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Shaping EU action for affordable and sustainable housing 

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Shaping EU action for affordable and sustainable housing‘ will take place on 16 May from 16.00 to 18.00, followed by a reception. The focus will be on housing inequalities and the role of EU policymaking to help member states deliver more affordable housing, support social housing and energy efficiency of buildings.

This is a fringe event as part of the Interdisciplinary conference on European Advanced Studies (IDEAS), which will take place at the ULB Solbosch campus (Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50) in Brussels from May 15 to 17, 2024.

16:00 – 16:10 Opening session, Laszlo Andor, FEPS

16:10 – 18:00  Policy panel: Shaping EU action for affordable and sustianable housing

  • Michaela Kauer, Head of Brussels Office, City of Vienna and former coordinator of the EU Urban Partnership on Affordable Housing
  • Sorcha Edwards, Secretary General Housing Europe 
  • Sergio Nasarre-Aznar, Full Professor of Civil Law and Director of the UNESCO Housing Chair at the University Rovira i Virgili 

18:00 – 19:00 Networking Reception 

For more information regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact FEPS Trainee Mattis KIL, (

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