EESC Social Housing Investment: Economic models facing EU policies

Start/Stop Date:
10 Sep 2011
European Economic and Social Committee
Conference room – 2nd floor, Rue Van Maerlant 2 – 1040 Brussels
Focus Areas:
Eu policies
Type of Event:

The conference will discuss the question of evolution of the economic model of social housing in relation to EU policies.

Three main topics will be tackled:

  • Question of compatibility of State aids to social housing with the community system of State aids, through the contentious of Luxembourg, and the reform of the EU State Aid rules on social housing as services of general economic interest
  • Financing of social housing in the perspective of the community initiative on social entrepreneurship and its mode of social financing
  • Energy and social housing, the perspective of the Energy Efficiency Directive, the reform of the European Structural Funds and the thermic renovation of social housing

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