Housing is a basic need everywhere. The deep economic downturn and austerity measures in many European countries have resulted in an ever higher need for social or affordable housing. With home ownership decreasing, many more people are at risk of poverty and social exclusion.

CEB loans often finance sustainable and affordable housing for vulnerable populations (large families, young people or other groups, as defined by national authorities) that have difficulty accessing housing or can only do so under unfavourable conditions.
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