Category Archives: Regulate Property

Habitat for People – Not for Profit!

Everybody knows about the 2007–08 crashes resulting from housing bubbles and their context of globalized financial markets. But in the preparation of the UN conference HABITAT III you hardly hear a word about it.  International, national and local organizations are demanding a serious inclusion of those issues into the conference and a global reflectiom on the regulation and exclusion from markets.

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German Tenant Union concerned about housing impact of Euro crisis

demands for investment prgrammes and non-profit housing sector 

On May 31 the assembly of the German tenant union DMB expressed concerns regarding “the still expanding negative impacts of the financial and Euro crisis and the neoliberal austerity policies on housing conditions in Europe, like housing losses for economic reasons, evictions and permanently increasing housing costs.”

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