Mass Housing as an Innovation Driver. Global Experience and Local Challenges

MUF 2018
17 July

As our society and lifestyles change, as do our ideas and notions about the ideal type of housing. Housing is becoming more compact, new formats are being invented with regard to ownership, individual apartments are no longer valued, and public functions are being removed from apartments. At the same time, the requirements for energy efficiency in housing are being developed, and the city is focusing more on sustainable means of energy consumption and other natural resources. All these factors affect the housing purchase model; although the mortgage segment in Russia has shown high dynamics over the last four years, mortgages have become just one of many tools for ensuring access to and availability of housing.

  • What are the challenges facing the residential real estate market? 
  • How does housing respond to the changing demands of consumers? 
  • What instruments can make housing more accessible?