Building Social and Housing Fund (BSHF) is carrying out a range of projects that are concerned to identify innovative housing practice in Europe and to encourage its transfer. These include commissioning research on relevant themes and working with the European Liaison Committee for Social Housing (CECODHAS) to support research and events to encourage the transfer of good practice.
BSHF was one of the partners in the EU-funded Power House Europe project to encourage the sharing of good practice in energy-saving by social housing providers throughout Europe. This three year project was completed in 2011 and a further three year project is currently being funded by the EU's Intelligent Energy Programme. This is entitled the Nearly Zero Energy Challenge and will build capacity and confidence amongst Europe's social, cooperative and public housing providers ahead of the NZEB obligations.
BSHF has also produced reports on good housing practice in Europe and raised debate on social housing issues in Europe.
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