The European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) is an attempt by the European Commission's DG Internal Market and Industry to provide all EU Institutions with reliable information on construction and housing on which to base their policy initiatives. There is specific reference to ECSO work, for instance, in the 2020 European Semester country reports.

In the final report, following EPF explanations, a severely biased section in the original draft on "Financialisation of housing" was eliminated and an unbalanced presentation of "Policies on public ownership of social housing" was adapted.

Full report under epf20-32 of 24.04.2020