Affordable Housing Initiative Study Visit in Paris


Are you working in the field of social housing renovation?

Join a practical study visit to Paris, France to

  • Discover the successful urban regeneration project transforming the Reuilly barracks into affordable housing (The Caserne de Reuilly);
  • Learn about innovative technologies to upscale renovation;
  • Meet the local experts behind the scenes who make it possible.


The objective of this study tour is to provide practical insights into renovation of large residential housing districts.

Organised by the European Affordable Housing Consortium, SHAPE-EU project and hosted by the social housing company Paris Habitat, this study visit focuses on learning about social and affordable housing in France, the different support mechanisms and successfully implemented projects. The tour will be held in English.

The study visit takes place a day before the Affordable Housing Initiative Finance Summit in Paris. Participants are welcome to attend this evevents well. Find out more information here.


  • Employees of SMEs, representatives and/or elected representatives of local authorities, and representatives of social or affordable housing providers;
  • Participants’ organisations should be based in Single Market Programme (SMP) countries;
  • Participants should be planning or implementing renovation projects, preferably at district level.



A more detailed programme will be provided for selected participants.


  • Travel and accommodation fees can be reimbursed up to 500 EUR/person based on supporting documents.
  • A list of hotels will be sent along with the definitive programme.



If you are interested in participating, please complete this application form with a few questions regarding your motivation to participate.
The deadline to apply is the 24st of April 2023, 18h00 Brussels time.

Please note that the number of participants is limited, therefore your participation is not guaranteed. The applications will be evaluated based on candidates’ motivation submitted via application form and respecting the deadline. Priority will be given to participants who have not previously benefited from the project’s travel support.

More information here.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Elina Sergejeva at and Bénédicte Weber at