2022 Madrid

18/05/2022 - 20/05/2022

Removing barriers to affordable housing

Housing is a basic universal right specified in the SDGs and is a fundamental reference for the future of countries and the world.

It was organised by the the Spanish Section of the UIA – Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE) in collaboration with public and private partners. 


The forum was be structured around:

  • Roundtables & debates with presentations, conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Parallel events and exhibitions
  • Using diverse paradigmatic spaces assigned by the partners

Main topics: 

Housing affordability, inequality, house price and rent dynamics, rent control, low-income housing supply and demand, private-public partnerships, mortgage and housing finance system, design and performance to support affordable housing , urban design and architecture, land use regulation and entitlements, demographic factor, homelessness, urban stratification, population mobility and immigration, policy at all levels of government, legal issues and regulations, healthy housing