These training videos will help to raise citizens’ awareness of the films’ topics and also will be able to be used as training materials or information pills at Universities and among professionals.
The population in need for housing, policymakers and housing stakeholders.
IO5 will develop 2 short films (12 minutes length) which will be used as audio-visual training material for real estate professionals. The objective is to have a didactic online tool to provide guidance, tips and good practices on how to deal with difficult housing-related situations.
We have planned two short training documentaries: the first about “Alternative housing tenures in the EU” and the second one on "Housing challenges and solutions from owners".
In the first documentary, we aim to show the different housing tenures available beyond traditional ownership and leases, for example, shared ownership and temporal ownership. We consider constructive and useful to widespread the knowledge about alternative housing tenures in Europe in the face of new housing challenges. The dichotomy between full homeownership and tenancies, which is prevalent in all EU countries, have lead hundreds of thousands of families either to over-indebtedness (the former in all EU peripheral States since 2007) or to the instability (eg. short assured tenancies in the UK and the reduction of tenancies duration in many EU peripheral countries). Some countries have recently introduced alternatives in the way of cooperatives, shared and temporal ownerships, community land trusts, cohousing, etc. which are not sufficiently widespread as they are not fully known by citizens but which could work as an affordable and stable alternative to the first two. This short film wishes to contribute to the widespread thus preventing many families to fall into over-indebtedness and instability and also publicized these forms of tenures among professionals, policymakers and society in general. The format will be a range of “viral multimedia production” about different housing tenures within the EU to get the maximum knowledge and widespread of the topic. A joint-team of professionals and audio-visual students of the University will develop the audio-visual project.