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Best Practice in Politics

We curate exemplary political work that successfully tackles today’s most pressing issues, from education to economy, from ecology to human rights, from democracy to Covid-19 strategies.

This platform is a hub of tried and tested best practices in politics. We invite you to use it for research, analysis and scaling – for a Europe-wide exchange and the co-creative development of innovative politics for today and tomorrow.

23 Project(s) matching your criteria found!
Category: Housing

Cuckoo’s Nest

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.

Energy Income

The project supports socially vulnerable citizens achieving energy independence, whilst creating a beneficial circle where non-consumed energy is used to finance new photovoltaic systems for further households.

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.

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.

Hotel Village

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.

Housing First, Örebro

When homeless people are provided with a home, they have a better chance of overcoming unemployment and addiction.

ICCARus

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.

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.

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.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021

Brake the Curve

The Government of Aragon enabled the creation of platform that channelled the spontaneous civic initiatives that arose as a response to the humanitarian crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social Laundrette in the Municipality of Chania

The first social laundrette in Crete provides socially vulnerable citizens with the facilities to wash their clothes and take care of their personal hygiene, as well as a sense of self-worth and belonging.