Housing, beyond four walls and a roof, should ensure security of tenure; adequate space; protection against the elements; reliable services; and affordability (OHCHR). Nevertheless, many Europeans live in precarious conditions: they may be homeless or living in slums, while many more live in neighborhoods that are characterised by overcrowding and/or poor quality housing. As these precarious conditions take place most often in urban areas, it is crucial for cities to adapt their policies and deliveries to ensure proper housing for all.
To end homelessness through innovative housing solutions at city level is the main driver from the Action Planning network. It is not about managing...
The ALT/BAU Transfer Network focuses on alternative strategies in central and historic districts of European cities to activate unused and decaying...
Find out why (and how) to share urban good practices!
The URBACT Programme Experts share their thoughts and expectations.
Culture and Heritage are key topics for URBACT cities: from renovations of historic buildings to new management methods.
This article explores the synergies between URBACT and the Urban Agenda for the EU.
URBACT’s new online resource Remaking the city presents a selection of space-related city solutions: remakingthecity.urbact.eu Cities across Europe...