When homeless people are provided with a home, they have a better chance of overcoming unemployment and addiction.
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Gdynia Rain Garden
Green urban spaces are designed to teach residents about rainwater retention through the creation of special gardens in residential and commercial properties.
Municipal Programmes to Improve Citizens’ Quality of Life
Better community services are introduced in the city, which provide easier access to healthcare, such as dental check-ups in schools, and housing and mobility services for the elderly.
Mixed Youngster Housing Community
Startblok Riekerhaven aims become more that just a housing project, and function as a self-managed community for Dutch young people and young foreigners that provides a good start to adult life in the Netherlands.
Kalkbreite – Connected Living
A housing cooperative in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland, aims to overcome the negative effects of gentrification with participation tools at every level and a deliberately chosen, diverse mix of residents.
An apartment in a neighbourhood gets converted into a centre which serves the needs of many migratory residents, by offering educational help, care services, language courses, and various other services.
Integration Project Kistlerhofstraße
Integrative housing in Munich lets young refugees share a living space with local students, supported by social workers 24/7, with an in-house cafeteria that is open to the surrounding community.
Municipal Flats for Senior Citizens in the Centre of Ostrów Wielkopolski
Accessible municipal housing in the city centre meets the needs of senior citizens, allowing them to vacate their former family residences, which have become oversized and impractical for them.
Flat-Sharing for Solidarity Projects
Committing to neighbourhood solidarity activities allows students to rent affordable, shared apartments in Lyon.
A bottom-up tourist experience integrates tourist options in Ferla, in a system that lets different parts of the community benefit from renting out housing.
The Örebro Model: Housing for the Many
The market economy is instrumentalised to provide housing for people with lower incomes within the new estates of Örebro.
Low-Cost Student Flat-Sharing in the Ehpad
Low-cost intergenerational flat-sharing creates greater social cohesion between students and the elderly.
Tackling Discrimination on the Rental Housing Market
A multi-year study is conducted in Ghent to determine and reduce the scale of discrimination in the rental housing market.
Modular Housing Sites for Homeless Families in Ealing
Modified shipping containers provide long-term and high-quality housing for homeless families.
A city’s innovative funding scheme helps low-income captive residents co-design the renovation of their substandard houses, become more empowered, and create a social network of homeowners.
From Shack to House
A housing project helps integrate marginalised Roma communities in a village, in a joint effort by families, the bank, and an NGO.
Home Quarantine Without A Home?
Bratislava sets up a fully-furnished quarantine town with medical and psychological care, for people without homes during lockdown.
Lighthouse Keepers and Area Hosts
Area Hosts and Lighthouse Keepers guide residents through the complex renovation project of the historic city centre and provide tailored support to help with displacement.
Age-Friendly Housing Technical Specialists in Irish Local Authorities
Age Friendly Housing Specialists advise local government on how to improve housing options for older residents.
This project supports old people who wish to continue living in their own homes, by providing electronic medicine dispensers that periodically alert them to take their prescribed medication.