This technical document defines the rationale for green building intervention on social housing, details international examples of legislative and regulatory frameworks for enabling green social housing and identifies global and regional forms and approaches to green social housing. A range of technical measures for new social housing and environmental retrofitting of social housing are explained, along with the assessment of case studies, best practice and otherwise ineffective cases.

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Organization: UNHABITAT, UNEP

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Urban, COP22 List of UN Publications, Policy Instruments

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English