2.32 - Social Green

Project Description

The project, entitled “Regional Policies towards Greening the Social Housing Sector”, is oriented to jointly tackling the topic of housing deprivation and energy efficiency in the scope of social housing sector towards a lower carbon economy. In this context the overall objective of the project is to improve regional policy instruments targeting the link between social housing sector and fuel poverty with green building interventions considering policy, institutional, financial and technical levels.

Within this project, CITTA and FEUP’s researchers will assist CCDR-N (Regional Coordination and Development Commission of Norte) in the development of a Regional Agenda for the Improvement of Energy Efficiency in Social Housing.

Research team


  • Paulo Conceição
  • Isabel Breda-Vázquez
  • Filipe Cruz


  • Vasco Peixoto de Freitas
  • Ana Sofia Guimarães


  • Tartu Regional Energy Agency (EE)
  • Extremadura Energy Agency (ES)
  • Regional Energy Agency North (HR)
  • CCDR-N - Regional Coordination and Development Commission of Norte (PT)
  • CEiiA - Centre for Excellence and Innovation in the Automotive Industry (PT)
  • Alba Iulia Municipality (RO), South Muntenia Regional Development Agency (RO)
  • Nordregio – Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (SE – leading partner)
  • CITTA Paulo Conceição, Isabel Breda-Vázquez and Filipe Cruz
Financial Support
  • INTERREG Europe
Stage of Progress
  • Cocluded in 2020