Seventh international scientific seminar: ‘’Polices, accessibility and housing finance’’

On Wednesday 9th of March took place at the Rovira i Virgili University the seventh international scientific seminar: ‘’Polices, accessibility and housing finance’’, organized by the UNESCO Housing Chair. Several experts, professionals, and academics attended this workshop.

The Seminar started with a speech delivered by Prof. Dr. Christoph U. Schmid, of the University of Bremen, which was about the coherence of the housing national policies in Europe, specially the harmonization of the public and private elements. The second speech was in charge of Ms. Laura López Demarbre, Director of the Mutua de Propietarios Foundation in which was analysed the relation between the situation of the housing buildings and the households living there, specially disabled and elderly people. Finally, the last speech was delivered by the Dr. Guillem Fernández, member of Coop57, a cooperative of etic and social financial services, specially related with the financing of housing cooperatives. The seminar finished with a round table in which the attendants could discuss the topics presented.