with a diverse set of housing actors to
connect with and learn from.
Slide Efl homepage slider rich source of knowledge A RICH SOURCE OF HOUSING SECTOR EXPERIENCE

including digitization, affordability, innovation,
construction, finance & investments,
sustainable urban communities and EU funding.
Slide Efl homepage slider physical and virtual events PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL EVENTS AND OUTPUTS

such as webinars, tools, studies, reports, surveys, databases, conferences, study visits,
summer schools and more.
Slide Efl homepage slider collaborative international housing projects COLLABORATIVE INTERNATIONAL HOUSING PROJECTS

that proactively translate the knowledge
of the network into dynamic action.
Slide Efl homepage slider a uniquely interdisciplinary.jpg A UNIQUELY INTERDISCIPLENARY AND

Composed of housing professionals from
across business, academiaand the public sector.

Upcoming events

EFL organises regular events for its members and sometimes non-members, including online webinars, site and study visits, bi-annual EFL Awards, summer schools, conferences, co-creation days, and more. 

Members can click on individual events to register their attendance. 


Efl edg autumn seminar 2020

August 25, 2020

The European Digitisation Group Autumn Seminar on October 20 -21 in Berlin is this edition focussed on Energy Data management for housing or …

Efl tgm 18 invitation agenda 2

August 18, 2020

Please find enclosed the invitation & agenda for our upcoming physical Topic Group Meeting No. 18 in Berlin. The meeting will be centere …

Efl social

August 18, 2020

The TG Social steering group had a fantastic first meeting at the beginning of July via MS Teams. TG Leader John Stevens, of Clarion Housing …

Efl programme berlin 22 23 october 2020 1

August 18, 2020

We are very pleased to  announce that the next EFL Conference will take place in Berlin on October 22 and 23. The hosting member will be Gew …

Efl iuhf journal summer 2020 1

August 17, 2020

The July edition of the reknown magazine Housing Finance International, published an article about the economic effects of the Covid 19 pand …

Efl webinar offsite construction may 14 2020 1

May 1, 2020

Almost all major cities in Europe continue to face shortages in affordable housing. Social housing providers are at the frontline when it co …

Efl digital

April 17, 2020

Although many countries are starting to gradually lift the most extreme lockdown measures and public life is slowly returning to “normal”, t …

Efl projecten

April 10, 2020

The EFL Co- Creation Days on March 5-6 in Amsterdam delivered a number of highly interesting project proposals for the EFL community. As par …

Who are we?

The European Federation for Living (EFL) is a transnational network of housing associations, companies and experts working across Europe and beyond to create more affordable, sustainable housing. We have over 70 members and associates from 19 European countries, with a joint portfolio of more than 1.300,000 dwellings and business units across Europe. And we’re growing by the day.

Combining the shared knowledge of social housing providers with the cutting-edge thinking of leading private sector companies and academic institutions, we make sure that our members and associates are at the forefront of innovating property and community development in Europe.  Want to know more?

About EFL

We convert new ideas into action.


EFL is results-driven and member-led. Our members are committed to working together to create concrete results – tangible, worthwhile projects. Together, we develop tools and services and co-operate in EU funded programmes. Our members and associates drive and shape our work: our staff act as facilitators, communicators, and consultants. Want access to our unique network of housing actors and projects?


Join us today!


Having proudly chaired the highly active EFL Topic Group Finance since the beginning of 2016, I am still overwhelmed by the group’s creativity, productivity and open-mindedness.”

Hendrik Cornehl

Dr Klein Consultancy, Germany

“Being a member of EFL has been invaluable to Clúid. It has offered us the opportunity to meet with our counterparts right across Europe to exchange knowledge and best practice in the area of social and affordable housing”

Fiona Dunkin

Clúid Housing, Republic of Ireland

“At a time when we all face similar challenges, not only in Europe but all over the world, the EFL network’s collaborative projects and international support are especially valuable to us.”

Klemens Deinzer

Joseph-Stiftung Foundation, Germany