CHI Board meeting - Versailles, France

Jul 02, 2014 - Jul 02, 2014

The next Board of Directors Meeting of Co-operative Housing International takes place at the Salon des Glaces des Versailles, L’Hôtel de France des Versailles, 5, rue Colbert, Versailles, France on July 2 at 10 am.

Please note that we have included a “round table” item on the agenda, to give directors an opportunity to speak briefly on emerging co-operative housing issues and challenges in your home countries.

For more information please contact Christine Seguin at CSeguin@chfcanada.coop

The next meeting of the Co-operative Housing International Board takes place in conjunction with the CECODHAS/l’Union Sociale pour l’Habitat Conference - The City of Tomorrow and the role of affordable & social housing providers. Any CHI board members wanting to attend the CECODHAS conference will need to register as soon as possible and MUST check their visa requirements well in advance.

The first part of the event will be dedicated to the role of social and affordable housing providers within the urban context to better understand the challenges that cities of tomorrow will be facing. Between new constructions and refurbishment plans, how urban areas must adapt to be accessible, sustainable and in line with the new lifestyles? What are the new responses and solutions that the social housing sector should give?

The second part of the day will be focusing on the work carried out by the POWER HOUSE nearly-Zero TaskForces and to CECODHAS Housing Europe Award ceremony. Beside the official award issued by the SDE2014 Committee, a Team of Jurors coordinated by CECODHAS Housing Europe, composed by high-level Social Housing Experts including Directors of both National Federations and Local Housing Companies, Technical & Building Physics Experts and Specialists in Housing Regeneration Programmes, Fuel Poverty and innovative approaches to working with low income and vulnerable households, will award the “CECODHAS Housing Europe Award - For a Fair Energy Transition in the EU”.

This award will be based on usability and affordability (both in the construction and use-phase) criteria from the perspective of the residents and the providers. This mix of Jurors' skills and competences will assure that the evaluation of the proposed projects will be made from different angles and therefore that usability and affordability criteria from the perspective of the residents and the providers will be reflected in the jury’s choice.

Participation fee for conference of 200€ has to be transferred to the following account as soon as possible:

Bank account holder: UNION SOCIALE POUR HABITAT
Bank name: CREDITCOOP COURCELLES
BIC: CCOPFRPPXXX
IBAN: FR76 4255 9000 0121 0081 6090 467
Account number: 21008160904
Reference: CECODHAS + participant’s name

To register, please send an email to Alessandro Cesale with your details atalessandro.cesale@housingeurope.eu

If you have any queries about the meetings please contact Christine Seguin - CSeguin@chfcanada.coop

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