The warmest man in town
Around 110,000 homes in Macedonia – one in every six – is in urgent need of renovation or reconstruction. Habitat and its partner organization, Moznosti, run a Home Improvement Fund to help families improve their living conditions.
Home is more than a house
Almost 15% of Macedonia’s population cannot afford to legalize their homes and gain a permanent address needed to obtain an ID. Our program works with Roma communities to guide them through the process to become owners of their homes.
Living in the cold
In the 1960-1980s, many tower blocks were built to accommodate the housing boom in Skopje, Macedonia. Most of them have not been maintained for the past 20-30 years. Today, 100,000 housing units need energy efficient renovations.
I now have a lot more time to study
Lives of people living in Bakel Village in Finote Selam, western Ethiopia changed dramatically in early February with the inauguration of a water reservoir project with eight communal water points.
New mortgage crisis looming over Central and Eastern Europe?
A decade ago, banks offered Hungarians, Poles, Romanians and Croats mortgages in Swiss Francs. Now, with currency’s uncoupling from the Euro, the homeowners are likely to face defaulting on their mortgages.
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Habitat's vision:
a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Residental energy efficiency
More than 30 percent of energy in Europe and Central Asia is consumed by households. Can we save energy in our homes?

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