#Housing 2030 – Time to Think & Do Differently


This discussion will aim to shine a light on the #Housing2030 initiative, presenting this new resource which allows policy makers to improve the results of affordable housing while tackling environmental, social, and economic recovery. The session will present existing good practices and tested policies across the UNECE region and discuss how can they support policy making.

Moderator: Dara Turnbull, Research Coordinator at Housing Europe

18th November | 14:30-15:15 CET

  • Gulnara Roll – Secretary to the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management, UNECE – United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • Michelle Norris – Head of the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice at University College Dublin
  • Julie Lawson – Honorary Associate Professor at RMIT’s Centre for Urban Research, Associate Editor of the international journal Housing Theory and Society and co-producer of the Housing Journal Podcast
  • Holger Wallbaum – Professor in Sustainable building at Chalmers University of Technology
  • Steffen Wetzstein – Erfurt University/URBACT/ENHR (European Network of Housing Research)
  • Sorcha Edwards – Secretary General of Housing Europe