Policies, position papers and press releases

IUTs’ stance on Housing related policy

IUT Policy Papers

Below are some key IUT policy papers and press releases on different matters. For our policies on energy, please see the special Energy policy site.

 

2018

IUT has issued a position paper on security of tenure and rent stabilisation and control.  The paper was approved by the IUT Board at their Board meeting on 4th May 2018.

IUT press release on World Consumer Day 15th March 2018

2017

IUT – Contribution to the Consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights

2016

IUT – Preventing Inadequate Housing is a Gain for Society

The rent is too high: We need a 21st-century rent control.   IUT  Congress statement 2016

Rent regulation and security of tenure, an IUT publication  

 

2015

IUT’s tri-annual EU activity report 2013-2015

IUT Declaration: Eviction is not the solution! People need roofs over their heads! May 2015

IUT (2015) Future Challenges of Social Housing in Europe:  New Perspectives for the financial and legislative framework of the EU

https://www.wien.gv.at/wirtschaft/eu-strategie/pdf/social-housing-workshop-report.pdf

2014

IUT – CECODHAS Housing Europe

IUT – Will the Investment flow to the real Economy meet Affordable Housing

IUT – meets with Commissioner Mimica, European Commissioner for Consumer Protection

IUT – Tenants’ Milestones for the new European Parliament (eng)

IUT – Tenants’ Milestones for the new European Parliament (fr)

IUT – Tenants’ Milestones for the new European Parliament (de)

2013

IUT – About Time to stop a European wave of Evictions

IUT – In a Social Europe we want more Social Housing

IUT – Welcomes new EU Initiative for Social Housing

2012

IUT – 10 Energy Policy Recommendations of the International Union of Tenants

IUT – Affordable Rental Housing for the Young

IUT – We need more Affordable Housing to Solve European Economic Crisis, not less

IUT  published three joint documents with the EHF:

2011

IUT – Future Perspectives of a European Housing Policy

IUT – Recommendations on Housing for Young Adults

IUT – Towards a European Agenda for Social Housing

2010

IUT – Changing Lifestyles, Changing Climate

IUT – ‘EU Commission, keep your hands off our social housing systems’

2009

 EHF– Letter to Members of the European Parliament

IUT – Tenants Make a Social Europe

2007

IUT EU Position paper, 2007