case studies list for housing

Cities welcome refugees - Helsinki

The Finnish capital city Helsinki, chair of our working group on migration and integration, has long been a city of asylum, having welcomed thousands of Somali refugees since the early 90s.

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case study date : 02-11-2015

Cities welcome refugees - Leipzig

We continue our series of articles looking at how cities are responding to the current refugee crisis with Leipzig, and we spoke to Thomas Fabian, deputy mayor of Leipzig who is coordinating the city's response.

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case study date : 07-10-2015

Cities welcome refugees - Leipzig

We continue our series of articles looking at how cities are responding to the current refugee crisis with Leipzig, and we spoke to Thomas Fabian, deputy mayor of Leipzig who is coordinating the city's response.

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case study date : 07-10-2015

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: Neighbourhood action in The Hague

The Hague is harnessing the commitment, time and skills of citizens to help achieve its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. Practical support and grants for cooperative action at grassroots level are turning good ideas into reality across the city.

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case study date : 10-08-2015
good practices

  •  environment

Cities in Action: Malmo - CLICC

Malmo aims to reduce per capita energy use by 20% by 2020. Climate Living in Cities Concept (CLICC) is an important part of this plan: it targets household carbon emissions by refurbishing three post-war housing compounds – 1200 households - and carrying out awareness-raising activities. Through these actions, the project has its own ambitious goal of reducing carbon emissions within these housing compounds by 50% by 2014. Malmo is responsible for overseeing the project as a whole, while...

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case study date : 05-09-2013
cities in action

Good practice - Age friendly Housing - Leipzig

Leipzig’s charter on age-friendly housing defines common standards for age-friendly housing for the first time and brings together municipal, civic and private actors.

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case study date : 31-12-2012
good practices

Good practice - Functional Home - Helsinki

Functional Home is a unique, impartial service that gives information about the services and products available to people to make their homes safer. It is an information centre and exhibition space.

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case study date : 31-12-2012
good practices

  •  economy

Do-it-yourself houses in Rotterdam

In Rotterdam, houses in disadvantaged areas are being sold on at bargain prices to encourage neighbourhood regeneration

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case study date : 07-02-2012
cities in action