External Resources

Knowledge and exchange

The Arena Housing Project is an open collaborative network for journalists and researchers working on housing across Europe, providing public resources and exchange. We highly recommend it to for thematic information, current developments and debates. To get into the topic, you may want to follow the related Twitter account, sign up for the newsletter or browse the material available in the knowledge database. 


Housing Europe is the European Federation of Public, Cooperative & Social Housing. On their website, they provide a variety of different thematic articles, news items, and country reports on social housing. 



Above, we introduced you to the movie PUSH. In their podcast PUSHBACK Talks, the filmmaker Fredrik Gertten and Leilani Farha, the former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing discuss current topics and global examples related to housing. 


The Housing Journal Podcast is run by the International Journal of Housing Policy and focuses on the academic debate on housing. 


#Housing2030 is an initiative by Housing Europe, UNECE and UNHABITAT and the website provides various podcasts and videos on the affordability of housing and related policies and processes:


The Housing Podcast, produced by the Inside Housing magazine, deals with various topics related to housing with a focus on the UK. 


Housing First is a policy that offers permanent housing as quickly as possible to homeless people, and other supportive services afterward. It was popularized starting in the 1990s, and in the following decades became government policy in the United States and various other countries. In many ways, Housing First is seen as a core methodology for addressing and helping homeless populations. Here is a fact sheet to help you familiarize yourself with the policy:


99% Invisible is a podcast series that focuses on design, this episode is explains the fundamentals of the Housing First strategy:


In this Ted Talk, Lloyd Pendleton, an American homeless advocate, explains how he used Housing First and harm reduction methods in Utah, USA to successfully eliminate chronic homelessness in the state:


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