EUROPEAN PROPERTY FEDERATION

Founded in Brussels in 1997, EPF represents all aspects of property ownership, investment, brokerage and management:

Residential and commercial landlords, housing companies, commercial property investment and development companies, shopping centres, the property interests of the institutional investors (banks, insurance companies, pension funds) estate agents, building managers and real estate training institutes. Its members provide, manage and broker buildings for the residential or service and industry tenants that occupy them. It's core purpose is to ensure that the making of EU regulation and funding targeting or impacting real estate benefits from the expertise and market experience of the European real estate industry and qualified European property professionals.

Why EPF

EPF, with its national association and direct-company membership, has been the European forum and policy vehicle for real estate since 1997.

Our mission

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Join us at the meeting point of real estate investors and professionals building a common European real estate culture and vision for EU real estate policy.

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Liviu Tudor

Welcome to EPF

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

EPF represents the full range of private property ownership and investment: residential and commercial, direct and indirect, big and small, landlords, managers and brokers. Our mission is to bring property culture to EU policy makers and EU culture to the property industry.

Alain Duffoux

Message from the Chairman

All aspects of real estate – brokerage, investment, leasing and management – have been gradually and often imperceptibly shaped by EU policy over time, in particular with the decades-long but ultimately successful effort to create an EU Internal Market for Real Estate ensuring property investment flows and the freedom to provide property services without obstacle.

AMENDMENT OF THE CONTRUCTION PRODUCTS REGULATION

The obligations in the Regulation fall to ‘economic operators’ of which building owners are not part.

EHH ELO EPF TEGOVA COMMON POSITION ON THE RECAST OF THE ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS DIRECTIVE


Currently being discussed with member state governments, the European Parliament and the European Committee of the Regions.
 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY DIRECTIVE ARTICLE 6 ‘EXEMPLARY ROLE OF PUBLIC BODIES’ BUILDINGS’

Parliament's Rapporteur's amendments are final confirmation that the transformation of real estate has truly begun.

THE FRENCH PRESIDENCY’S REVISION OF THE PROPOSAL FOR A RECAST OF THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY DIRECTIVE

Confirmation that the transformation of real estate has truly begun.

EU ETS EXTENSION TO BUILDINGS STILL ON TRACK

Creates a further incentive for governments to accelerate renovation.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY DIRECTIVE

Creates a further incentive for governments to accelerate renovation.

COUNCIL’S FIRST REVISION OF THE PROPOSAL FOR A RECAST OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY DIRECTIVE

Extensive Council acceptance of the Commission Proposal.

PROPOSAL FOR A RECAST OF THE ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS DIRECTIVE

Obligatory renovation of the worst-performing building stock by 2027, 2030 or 2033.   

COUNCIL’S FIRST REVISION OF THE RECAST OF THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY DIRECTIVE

The transformation of real estate has truly begun.

EU RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE GRANTS FOR BUILDING RENOVATION

The amounts allocated to building renovation are significant.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION COMMUNICATION AND CONSULTATION ON THE FUTURE OF EU ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE

Review of priorities may impact previous focus on reform of rent regulation and planning law.

HORIZON EUROPE FUNDING FOR BUILDINGS

Direct project funding; not via the member states.