25 September 2017

Over 1.8m refurbished households in Europe received an average €724 a year cut in their energy bills over the first half of this decade, but more impressive is the growing body of evidence that their communities blossomed as a result.  Around half a million jobs have been created by the €33bn of EU monies spent on social housing programme in areas of high social deprivation – that’s 15 jobs for every €1m invested. But the renovation projects have also left a legacy of friendlier communities and improvements to the quality of life.



Download the Renovate Europe Briefing 3/2017Energy Renovations Benefit Communities, not Speculators.

Read more about the event Funding for Energy Renovation as a Stimulus for Urban Regeneration, organized with the URBAN Intergroup.