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Profile of registrant

Union Internationale de la Propriété Immobilière - International Union of Property Owners

Identification number in the register: 57946843667-42
Registration date: 25/05/10 10:56:04

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/07/14 13:43:16
The date of the last annual update was 26/05/14 09:53:22

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Union Internationale de la Propriété Immobilière - International Union of Property Owners
Acronym: UIPI
Legal status: ASBL
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Efstratios Paradias
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Emmanuelle Causse
Position: Head of Public Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 76 Rue du Lombard 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 25022318
Fax number: (+32) 25022318
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The International Union of Property Owners – Union Internationale de la Propriété Immobilière A.S.B.L. (UIPI) is the leading organisation for individual owners and private landlords in Europe.

Founded in 1923 in Paris, the UIPI is an international not-for-profit association. With 30 member organisations, the UIPI represents more than 5 million property owners in 28 countries across Europe.

The property owners represented by the UIPI range from individual home owners, private landlords with a single bedroom flat or multiple-occupancy houses, to landlords with large property portfolios in the private-rented and commercial sectors. The UIPI also supports dispossessed property owners in former communist countries.

The mission of the UIPI is to protect and promote the interests, needs and concerns of home owners and landlords at national, European and international levels.

Based in Brussels, the UIPI makes representations on behalf of its members to the institutions of the EU. It monitors developments at the EU level and participate in the EU debate for those areas of EU legislation and policy that have an impact on real estate, the building sector, the private-rented sector and property rights. The UIPI also seeks to influence events affecting the property sector in an increasing number of international bodies.

The UIPI continuously promotes solidarity, cooperation and exchange of information between associations of property owners.
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: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Emmanuelle CAUSSE 26/10/13 24/10/14
Savina Korovesi 10/09/14 28/02/15


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

The UIPI is involved in many issues, including general housing; taxation and inheritance concerns; technical matters and new regulations such as energy saving in buildings; the private rented agenda; as well as universal consumer rights and social responsibilities. The UIPI also supports property restitution and defends the fundamental human right to own property.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 30
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Property with Justice, Albania (5,000 members)
  • Zentralverband der Hausbesitzer, Austria (25,000 members)
  • Syndicat National des Proprietaires, Belgium (30,000 members)
  • Bulgarian Property Rights and Management Association, Bulgaria (20,000 members)
  • SUVLAH, Croatia (10,000 members)
  • Cyprus Land and Property Owners Organisation, Cyprus (30,000 members)
  • Association of House Owners of the Czech Republic (20,000 members)
  • Parcelhusejernes Landsforening, Denmark (100,000 members)
  • Estonian Real Property Owners Central Union, Estonia (40,000 members)
  • Union Nationale de la Propriete Immobiliere, France (300,000 members)
  • Zentralverband Haus und Grund Deutschland, Germany (1,000,000 members)
  • Hellenic Property Federation, Greece (50,000 members)
  • Irish Property Owners Association, Ireland (20,000 members)
  • Confederazione Italiana della Proprieta Edilizia, Italy (1,500,000 members)
  • Association des Proprietaires de Monaco, Monaco (3,000 members)
  • Huseiernes Landsforbund, Norway (200,000 members)
  • Polska Unia Wlascieli Nieruchomosci, Poland (150,000 members)
  • Assosiacao Lisbonense de Proprietarios, Portugal (10,000 members)
  • Asociatia Pentru Proprieta Privata, Romania (1,000 members)
  • League for Protection of Human Rights, Serbia (4,000 members)
  • Property Restitution Network of Serbia (5,000 members)
  • Association of Property Owners in Slovenia, Slovenia (5,000 members)
  • Confederacion de Camaras de Propiedad Urbana, Spain (200,000 members)
  • Villaagarnas Riksforbund, Sweden (400,000 members)
  • Hauseigentumerverband Schweiz, Swizerland (300,000 members)
  • Federation Romande Immobiliere, Swizerland (100,000 members)
  • National Landlords Association, United Kingdom (50,000 members)
  • Suomen Omakotiliitto, Finland (75,000 members)
  • Társasházak és Társasházkezelök Országos Egyesülete – TTOE, Hungary (10,000 members)
  • Slovakian Property Owners Association, Slovakia (1,000 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.

Campaign Associate of the Sustainable Energy Europe
Partner of the Build Up Platform
Partner of the European Parliament URBAN Intergroup
Member of the European Housing Forum

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 100,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 100,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 100,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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