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Norris Oct 2021 Report Launch Effective policies for affordable housing in the UNECE regio

# Housing2030  Effective policies for affordable housing 

Housing 2030 Report launch Geneva

The report - Housing 2030 Effective policies for affordable housing in the UNECE region - was launched on Oct 6, 2021 in Geneva at the UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management.


  • Julie Lawson Lead Author, Honorary Associate Professor, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University, Australia
  • (opens in a new window)Michelle Norris Director of the Geary Institute for Public Policy, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Holger Wallbaum Professor in Sustainable Building, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

The study draws on the experience of over 100 researchers, policymakers and housing providers from across the UNECE region and beyond, to define useful approaches, outline their advantages and disadvantages, and illustrate their practical application. #Housing2030 also provides recommendations for policymakers committed to improving affordable housing. This report is also accompanied by the (opens in a new window)Housing2030.org website of resources, including thematic podcasts and good practices.

"The overarching message of Housing2030 is that governments shape financial circuits and they can use their power to promote housing affordability and by guiding investment to where it is needed and discouraging investment which undermines affordability" (opens in a new window)@mcmnorris(opens in a new window)@ucdsocialpwj

The report is available (opens in a new window)here

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