On Shaky Ground: Housing in Europe and Central Asia

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Over 35% of Romania’s 8.5 million housing units are in a state of neglect and need urgent repairs.
Channel
Eurasian Perspectives
Domain
Source URL
https://blogs.worldbank.org/europeandcentralasia/shaky-ground-housing-europe-and-central-asia
Author
Ashna Mathema, Alanna Simpson
Summary

In some parts of Europe and Central Asia, an imminent concern is the seismic threat faced by certain housing typologies that are believed to have outlived their design lifespan, and suffer from serious deterioration and disinvestment.