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.
In a game-changer vote, the European Parliament adopted a bill to promote security of tenure, affordability and enforceable right to adequate housing.
11 claims by the IUT towards the EU Green Deal renovation wave- Boosting the economy by combating energy poverty and creating a sound and safe living environment in green quarters.
Don’t make the Covid-19 pandemic crisis a homelessness crisis – Read our statement in support of tenants, from IUT President, Marie Linder, and the Members of the Executive Committee
IUT has responded to the consultation by the UN special rapporteur for adequate housing. IUT emphasised the need for states to take action to achieve the human rights goal of adequate housing for all. The response is available here.
Updates from the previous IUT President Sven Bergenstråhle can be found on this site.
IUT members have reported on the progress of housing policy in their respective countries and their wishes for the future in a booklet “IUT minisurvey and report to the 21st World Conference”
The IUT Priorities for the European Parliament has now been translated to German, Spanish, Catalan, French, and to Italian. Members and supporters can use and adapt this to their particular circumstances and send the text to their respective MEPs.
IUT’s housing policy working group has drafted a letter IUT Priorities for the European Parliament 2019-2024FINAL to MEPs ahead of the European elections in May 2019. Members and supporters can use, adapt and translate if they wish and send their own version to their MEPs.
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 Declaration: Eviction is not the solution! People need roofs over their heads! May 2015
IUT published three joint documents with the EHF: