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35 years of World Habitat Awards: Who wins?

by Pierre Arnold

Last year was the 35th year of the World Habitat Awards competition which started in 1986. Every year between …

Ending homelessness is possible – it’s all about a paradigm shift

by Adrienne Van Vyve

One of our homelessness partners, Brussels-based Infirmiers de rue, is holding a conference next month, aiming…

Could simple bamboo roofs and mud mixed with lime save houses from severe destruction in Pakistan floods?

by David Ireland

Extreme floods are devastating Pakistan, leaving millions of people without homes. David Ireland, chief execut…

How Red Cross societies across Europe are working to end homelessness

by Luis Vilacha Fernandez

World Habitat’s European End Street Homelessness Campaign partners in Croatia are the national NGO the Croatia…

‘It is our fight, but it is a common fight too’ – World Habitat showcases best practice on the world stage

by Ella Hancock

“It is our fight, but it is a common fight too” was a key message from Vera Kovács, co-leader of Utcáról Lakás…

Community-Led Housing, reaffirmed, promoted, and celebrated

by Pierre Arnold

Helsinki, Finland, was this year’s convergence place for grassroots organisations, practitioners, thinkers, po…

Conversations on a Belgrade Balcony: Reflections on the past, present and future-housing

by Mariangela Veronesi

Mariangela Veronesi, Programme Lead for the Global Community-led Housing Programme, blogs about her chat with …

Experiences in Supporting Co-operative Housing Development in Central and South-Eastern Europe

by Ana Džokić & Rok Ramšak

Ana Džokić and Rok Ramšak are from emerging housing initiatives in Belgrade and Ljubljana – part of MOBA…

How winning a World Habitat Award was just the start…

by Natalia Martinez

Natalia Martínez, from Fundació Habitat3, reflects on the impact winning Gold in the 2019 World Habitat Awards…

Community finance for affordable housing in Africa

by Anne-Lize Hertgers Eloise Pelaud & Bea Varnai

Anne-Lize Hertgers, Eloise Pelaud and Bea Varnai are part of urbaMonde, a French-Swiss organisation that suppo…