Project updated: Against the backdrop of the German EU Council Presidency in 2020, the BBSR conducted a comparative research project on housing policies in the European Union. The project provides a comprehensive overview of the different programmatic approaches and characteristics of national housing policies.
Project completed: The project analysed the promotion of the urban dimension in the Structural Funding period 2014-2020 on the basis of all operational programmes in Germany. On this basis, the project team worked out guidelines for the subsequent 2021-2027 funding period.
Project completed: The study has analysed the development of housing benefit (Wohngeld) in the period 2009 to 2015 and presents the resulting need for reform (including ex ante expectations). An ex post impact analysis of the 2016 housing benefit reform was also conducted.
Project completed: On 1 December 2020 ministers of the EU member states adopted the Territorial Agenda 2030. This Demonstration Project of Spatial Planning (MORO) has supported the German EU Council Presidency with the intergovernmental preparation of the text document and in the implementation phase.
Project completed: The focus of the competition "Menschen und Erfolge 2019" was "Living in small towns and communities of rural areas" and searched for projects that have successfully contributed to the improvement of housing and the living environment.