News Archive

GEWOBAG- EFL- EURHONET Conference Berlin 26-28 October

by | Mar 23, 2015

The Berlin housing company GEWOBAG, member of EFL, hosts a three day Conference of the European Housing Industry.

The conference deals with the challenges of European metropolitan areas regarding Social- Economic Development, Social Integration and approaches of Neighborhood improvement.

The Conference is opened by GEWOBAG CEO Mr. Hendrik Jellema and Joost Nieuwenhuijzen, managing director of EFL. On Monday 26 October, the Berlin State Secretary of Urban Development, Mrs. Hella Dunger Löper, will present a new report on Participation in Berlin.

On thuesday 27 of October, Mrs. Prof Talja Blokland of the Humbolt University, will held a recitation about a recent research report on place making and neighborhood change.  She is appointed in 2009 on the Chair of Urban and Regional Sociology. The conference is visited by circa 20 professionals from the housing industry from Germany, Sweden, Italy, The Netherlands and France. The Chairman of the EFL Working Group “Social Domain” is the Dutch Mr. Chretien Mommers, director at housing company “Eigen Haard” from Amsterdam.  He will present the latest EFL Portfolio modell with analysis tools and strategies for housing companies to improve livebility of neighborhoods.  This modell is based on the working practice of Housing Company Eigen Haard (Amsterdam).  It will be discussed whether this model can also be used at GEWOBAG housing company in Berlin.

All EFL and EURHONET members are invited to join this meeting.

Further Information: Mrs. Silja Stubenvoll (+ 49 -30 4708 -4557) or Joost Nieuwenhuijzen (+31 654 727286)

Inspire, colaborate and work together?


As member or associate of EFL you get entrance to a unique network in the housing sector, offering opportunities for cooperation and doing business. Housing companies, both in the social housing and private sector can sign up as a member. Companies in the chain of value creation within the housing industry and development can apply for an asscoiated partnership. EFL is also open for scientific institutes and public organisations.

Apply to be a member