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  • SIGN THE PETITION AND CHANGE THE COUNT! Push the EU to solve the global housing crisis. #home4all 06.07.2020 - By 2030, 1 out of 4 people will live in poor housing conditions. The fast-moving challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic adds another urgent reason to ensure that people can shelter at home and protect their health and families. ACT NOW ❗ ➔ Sign the petition: https://bit.ly/home4all_петиция In Europe today, young people cannot afford to […]
  • Habitat Bulgaria starts a new partnership with the European Climate Foundation. 01.07.2020 - The European Climate Foundation will support Habitat Bulgaria’s advocacy work in the areas of the residential energy efficiency and the development of a definition for “Energy Poverty”. Habitat Bulgaria will actively advocate for the adoption of a Long-term Strategy for the Renovation of the Housing and Non-housing Stock 2021-2050, the development of a definition, parameters […]
  • Project: “Research Based Arguments for New Housing Policies in Benefit of All” 01.04.2020 - Habitat Bulgaria is implementing the project “Research Based Arguments for New Housing Policies in Benefit of All”. The project started in October 2019 and is funded within the first call for strategic projects of Active Citizen Fund Bulgaria with the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area. The duration of the project, which aims to […]
  • Statement of Habitat Bulgaria 30.03.2020 - Statement of Habitat Bulgaria on the Voluntary National Review of the progress of Bulgaria in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. In February 2020, the Bulgarian Ministry of the Foreign Affairs submitted to the Council of Ministers the Voluntary National Review of Bulgaria of the progress in the implementation of each […]
  • The largest global advocacy campaign to improve access to land for shelter has reached another ten municipalities in Bulgaria 29.11.2019 - Within the three-year campaign (2018 – 2020), Habitat Bulgaria continues its successful series of meetings and volunteer actions with municipalities and universities, focusing on the challenges and opportunities of urbanization, as well as improving of the urban environment. During the workshops, the options for renovation of the poor neighbourhoods were discussed – namely, improving living […]
  • III National Housing Forum “Access to Housing and Renovation of Poor Neighborhoods” 09.04.2019 - With two National Housing Forums held in 2013 and 2016, Habitat Bulgaria has sharpened the attention of institutions and the public on the need to improve housing conditions in the country. This year, the organization is focusing on the growing need to secure access to housing and renovate poor neighborhoods by organizing the third National […]
  • The largest global advocacy campaign to improve access to land for shelter is launching in Bulgaria 10.09.2018 - Cities cannot respond to the need for housing. People move there in large numbers to find work, but the population growth rate exceeds the rate of adequate housing. By 2030, three out of every five people in the world are expected to live in cities, and the ghetto population will double, reaching 2 billion. These […]
  • By 2030, 1 out of 4 people will live in poor housing conditions 28.05.2018 - Sofia, 28 – 29 May 2018 People move to large cities to find work, with population growth exceeding the rate at which cities can respond to the need for housing. Currently, one in every seven people on the planet lives in unduly built and overcrowded urban areas, with insufficient infrastructure, often without access to electricity, […]
  • Habitat Bulgaria has come up with a package of proposals to the government 12.10.2017 - Hundreds of thousands of people in Bulgaria today live in conditions far below the minimum standards for housing. Nearly 395,000 people live with three or more other people in a room, in difficult conditions, often in poorly constructed, hand-built houses. Poor housing conditions lead to social and economic isolation of residents. The state and municipalities […]
  • Three years of the Decent Home Coalition in Bulgaria 15.02.2017 - The National Decent Home Coalition in Bulgaria organizes a working meeting and a General Assembly to present the results of its three years of targeted work towards creating an adequate housing strategic and regulatory framework in the country. The program of the event was structured in two panels: The first panel was attended by two […]