Municipal housing industry in Kharkiv: Affordable rental housing models for the reconstruction of housing in Ukraine

As part of the project, we provide advice based on our expertise in housing market analyses and the development of rental housing models. Our work aims to promote affordable and sustainable hous- ing solutions for the population affected by war.

By analyzing local housing needs and developing innovative rental housing models, we support the city of Kharkiv in developing a rental housing supply. This includes the development of a municipal rental housing program aimed at low- and middle-income households, as well as improving the city's capacity to implement these housing models. As part of the project, we bring together the require- ments and expectations of the city of Kharkiv with those of potential donors and investors. Our work contributes to the creation of a stable housing supply that meets the needs of internally displaced persons, returnees and the local population and forms an important pillar for reconstruction and so- cial stability in the region.

The "Municipal Housing in Kharkiv" project is being implemented by the city of Kharkiv, IWO and Re- gioKontext in partnership with the UNECE's UN4UkrainianCities project. The UN4UkrainianCities pro- ject supports the Ukrainian government in planning the reconstruction of the pilot cities of Kharkiv and Mykolaiv. In Kharkiv, the project supports emergency relief, reconstruction and development through a series of activities designed to ensure balanced and inclusive urban development based on a new master plan. The project is based on the "Build Back Better" approach.

The project is implemented by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), fi- nanced by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and sup- ported by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is in line with the Framework Program for the Integrated Rehabilitation of Settlements and Territories in Ukraine, which was developed by the Ukrainian Ministry of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Devel- opment to support local governments in their reconstruction efforts.