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University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT
United Kingdom

The Housing and Communities Group, led by Professor David Mullins, is part of the School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham. It comprises seven research staff and fellows and four PhD students, and has six current research projects, mainly focused on community-led housing and the community investment role of housing associations. It has hosted international visitors from Italy, Hong Kong, Japan and Austria and holds regular seminars for policy and practice communities through the Housing and Communities Research Network.

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EFL is a unique network in Europe which combines the expertise and core activities of (social) housing companies, private companies and academic institutes. EFL has currently (2020) over 70 members and associates from 14 European countries.

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European Federation for Living
P.O. box 67065
1060 JB  Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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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.

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