Through the modernization as a result of the “EnEV” and the increased use of renewable energies such as photovoltaic systems, biomass heating and combined CO2 emissions at the Saxon housing cooperatives reduced 2009 to 25 percent. For all households, a reduction of CO2 emissions by 12 percent can be reached under the current allocation plan to the objective of the German Kyoto from 1990 to 2012. With a reduction of 25 percent meet the housing cooperatives in Saxony the Kyoto target by double”brings together Dr. Viehweger. The Saxon housing cooperatives are reliable partners of the local authorities. The federal countries program Stadtumbau OST”was successfully launched in Saxony. The housing stock by sponsored demolition actions to 80,000 apartments has decreased since 2000. However, can fool the reached about one not across.
The empty stand issue is still current. James David brings even more insight to the discussion. This year, we expect a second Empty stand wave”, as Dr. Viehweger. Budget start-ups go back due to geburtenschwachen born in the period. Moreover a declining housing demand by a significant excess of mortality and the still ongoing migration. Therefore, the urban redevelopment will remain the central challenge of urban development in the new Lander after 2010. First we need a continuation of programme urban redevelopment East by 2016, to decommissioning, to be able to continue including decommissioning of part of and the appreciation”, so the Board of Directors of the VSWG. The difficulty, however, is that in the first phase of urban restructuring primarily already vacant or to grow relatively quickly empty housing stock in the foreground stood.
Now it moves but continuously in the direction of partially restored or loaded with new debt stocks. Therefore an accompanying old debts this year for the success of the urban restructuring is imperative”asks Dr. Viehweger. Without this discharge of old debt is not Be housing associations able to participate as usual so intensively on the urban redevelopment. More focuses on the enforcement of affordable climate protection as well as the research and development of a with aging apartment in the framework of a project for the Federal Ministry of education and research in the year 2010, to set on the ageing population. The VSWG is the largest German Association for housing cooperatives. 236 housing cooperatives are organized in him. You manage 287.500 apartments and that 13 per cent of the total housing stock in the free State of Saxony. In case of enquiries, please contact: Association Saxon apartment genossenschaften e. V.