27 March 2023, online
Regional Forum on Sustainable Development
Two session on housing:
10:00-11:30: Alternative models for affordable housing: Empty Spaces and Social Rental Agencies. Register here.
12:00-13.30: Scaling up renovations of multi-apartment buildings in CEE. Register here.

29 March 2023, 15:00-16:30, online
Webinar Regional research on rental and cooperative housing in 8 countries in Eastern and South-East Europe
Research report launch. Register here. Organised by MOBA Housing SCE

12 April 2023, online
Private Renting, Tenants and Landlords in Post Communist Societies
Reflections on what we know, do not know and should know about the deregulated, often informal housing sector in post communist societies.
Organisation ot this one hour event: University of Bucharest and the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE, University of Glasgow). 
Register here.

26-29 April 2023 Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Urban Affairs Association Conference
Theme: From Global to Local: Urban Communities in Flux.
Proposal submissions deadline: 1 November 2022 
More information you find on the conference website.

10 May 2023, 2:00 pm Australian Western Standard Time (GMT+8)
APNHR Working Group workshop ‘Intergenerational and Multigenerational Housing Dynamics in the Asia-Pacific’ (online)
The aim of this workshop is to bring together research that is relevant to the Asia-Pacific region, including research on intergenerational housing inequality, generation rent, intergenerational transfers for housing purposes, and multigenerational living.
The workshop will comprise presentation sessions and also a session devoted to discussing future opportunities for collaboration. Interested presenters should submit a presentation title, authors’ names and affiliations, and an abstract of no more than 250 words. The workshop is open to all researchers who are interested in the topic of intergenerational housing. It is not restricted to working group members.
Abstracts: Friday 31 March 2023
Attendance (non-presenters): Monday 8 May 2023
E-mails to workshop organizer Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ, Curtin University (
The Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research (APNHR) and ENHR are sister networks.

23 May 2023
8th Social Situation Monitor – Research Seminar: The social dimension of housing in the EU
The Research Seminar will present and discuss recent and ongoing research on social aspects of housing in the EU, including housing affordability and related policies. Find more details and the possibility to submit an abstract no later than 13 March 2023 here

23-26 May 2023 Berlin (Germany)
IRS Spring Academy: Spaces of Financialisation and De-Financialisation
The Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) and the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) invite doctoral students and junior researchers to submit applications. Applications must include a motivational letter (1-2 pages), CV, and a short description of your current research project, e.g. abstract of your dissertation incl. name and affiliation of the PhD advisor(s).
Send applications to
Applications deadline: 28 February 2023.
A maximum of 25 participants will be admitted. Selected candidates will be informed at the end of March 2023.
More information here

7-9 June 2023 Barcelona (Spain)
International Social Housing Festival (4th Edition)
More information will follow. Website here. 

16 June 2023 Barcelona (Spain)
Energy renovation of buildings
The aim of this conference is to discuss matters such as the adequacy, proportionality and effectiveness of establishing positive obligations on owners, the opportunity of taking sustainability into consideration during the creditworthiness assessment, and the problems encountered in different jurisdictions by owners and tenants in multi-unit buildings in order to undertake minor or major renovation projects. You can find the full call here.
Location: Law School of the University of Barcelona (and online).
Abstract deadline: 27 March 2023. Abstracts no longer than 400 words to the Jean Monnet Chair of for Private European Law.
Decision about acceptance: 11 April 2023. If accepted, travel and lodging expenses will be covered.
Registration details will be circulated once the programme is finalised.
For more information contact Miriam Anderson.

28-30 June 2023 Lodz (Poland)
ENHR annual conference themed ‘Urban regeneration: shines and shadows’
Around 25 workshops and 4  plenaries about:
-The main challenges of the Polish housing market
-Urban regeneration and gentrification
-Urban Regeneration and sustainability, energy efficiency
-Multi-level governance and partnership for urban regeneration.
Important dates:
31 March – deadline for abstracts
10 April – decision about acceptance
17 April – closing early bird registration
1 June – deadline for full papers.
You can register, upload and find more information here.

3-14 July 2023 Delft (The Netherlands)
Summerschool Sustainable Housing from a European Perspective
Lecture, workshops and fieldtrip at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft.
Final year of Bachelor students, Master Students and PhD Students with background knowledge and research interests on sustainable housing and the built environment are invited to join. Professionals working in this field are also welcome. There are limited places available.
Applications should include a convincing motivation letter, a short CV (2 pages maximum) and a summary of research interests (1-page maximum), and submit to Ms. Diletta Ricci.
Application deadline: 31 March. Participants who join the whole course, will receive a certificate of participation.
For further information see here or contact Chi Jin (

4-6 September Genoa (Italy)
1st Summer School for Young Urban Scholars
Summer School entirely dedicated to PhD students and young non-tenured researchers. This event is planned to strengthen specific urban research skills, foster soft skills and interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary expertise. PhD students and young non-structured scholars will also be able to discuss and receive feedback on their work from senior researchers with high reputation in urban studies.
Applicants will be requested to submit a full draft of a paper/proposal/chapter to receive a feedback during the summer school.
Important dates:
31 March 2023: submission of motivation letter and CV
15 April 2023: communication of the selection result to the applicants
17 April – 17 May 2023: registration
15 June 2023: end of possibility to ask for refund in case of non-participation
15 July 2023: submission of papers/proposal/chapters.
You find the Summer School website here.

Recent ENHR events

20 January 2021
Webinar ‘Housing and new technologies: New methodologies and paradigms in housing research’
Organised by the new Working Group Housing and New Technologies.

20-21 January 2021 Cologne (Germany)
Workshop ‘Recent Trends in European Rental Market Regulation’
Hosted by Working Group ‘Housing Finance’ and ‘Private Rented Markets’ in cooperation with the German Economic Institute (IW – Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft).

28-29 January 2021
Online workshop to share ideas, findings and discuss insights pertaining to housing, migration and family dynamics
Working Group Housing, Migration and Family Dynamics.

12-26 February 2021
Housing related impacts of the pandemic
Nine online seminars, most of them organised and hosted by ENHR Working Groups.

27 May 2021
Online seminar Recent dynamics in homeownership and housing wealth 
Hosted by Working Group Homeownership and Globalisation.

30 August – 2 September 2021 Nicosia (Cyprus) – online
ENHR Annual conference ‘Unsettled settlements: Housing in unstable contexts’
For more information click here

11 March 2022
New researchers’ on-line seminar
First on-line seminar for for new researchers to present and discuss their work with pears and get feedback on their work from senior members of the ENHR research community.

15-16 June 2022 Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Late Homeownership – ENHR Working Group Homeownership and Globalization workshop
The aim of this workshop is to bring together research that revolves around the idea of  transformation of homeownership associated with the financialization of mortgage and housing markets. 
Find more information here

30 August – 2 September 2022 Barcelona (Spain)
The struggle for the ‘Right to Housing’: The pressures of globalization and affordability in cities today
Annual ENHR Conference
Find the conference website here.

9-10 March 2023
2nd New Researchers online seminar
Invited to participate were PhD students as well as others that currently are not yet at this stage but have the intention to embark on PhD studies in the future. There was no requirement to submit a full paper. 

16 March 2023
Webinar Southern European housing policies in the 2020s: the farewell to residualisation?
The Working Group Southern European Housing Discussion and review of the state of the art of current housing policies (and their respective narratives – political, media, citizens etc.) in Southern European countries and/or regions and/or cities, problematizing them in the context of the above- mentioned changes.