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Profile of registrant

Housing Europe- The European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

Identification number in the register: 0124622797-55
Registration date: 16/12/08 14:29:14

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/11/14 09:34:41
The date of the last annual update was 19/11/14 09:34:41

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Housing Europe- The European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing
Acronym: Housing Europe
Legal status: International not-for-profit organisation
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Sorcha Edwards
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Sorcha Edwards
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 18 Square de Meeus 
Brussels 1050
Telephone number: (+32) 25410568
Fax number: (+32) 25410569
Other contact information: Sorcha EDWARDS
Secretary General
0032 (0)2 5410568

Alessandro CESALE
Project and event officer
POWER HOUSE EUROPE, liaising with
members for new projects and partners
search, organising events
0032 (0)2 5410566

Julien DIJOL
Policy coordinator
Social affairs and sustainable urban development
(including Structural Funds), coordination of the thematic
working groups
0032 (0)2 5410563

Research coordinator
Observatory researches, comparative studies, thematic briefings and articles, coordination of network of Observatory correspondents, liaising with international institutions and European networks on research
0032 (0)2 5410564

Michalis GOUDIS
Communication Officer
Press Contact, Social Media Administration, Website Update
0032 (0)2 5410561

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Housing Europe, "The European Federation of public, cooperative and social housing", is a network of national and regional social housing federations gathering 4.500 public, voluntary housing organisations and 28.000 cooperatives housing. Together the 42 members in 19 EU members States manage 25 million dwellings. Housing Europe members work together for a Europe that provides access to decent and affordable housing for all in communities which are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable and where all are enabled to reach their full potential.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Julien Hugo DIJOL 23/01/15 20/01/16
Michail Goudis 21/01/15 19/01/16


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Housing Europe members work together to reinforce the European Social model and take an active role in the definition of its future; to protect fundamental rights and call for policies to ensure and reinforce social rights; to promote integrated approaches to urban policies and sustainable development; to fight for services of general interest of good quality and accessible for all and for legal certainty for the providers.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks


Total number of members that are natural persons: 42
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Housing Europe is a member of: the Platform of European Social NGOs (Social Platform;; the European Housing Forum; E2B Association; Finance Watch; Cooperatives Europe; the coalition for energy savings

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 684,706
of which public financing: 138,570
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 138,570
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 546,136
- donations: 27,772
- contributions from members: 464,455
financial income : 2,087
other services : 51,822
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300000  € - 350000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.