Baltic Energy Efficiency Network for the Building Stock

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According latest statistics (2007), Latvia has around 2.27 Million inhabitants and the number of flats currently amounts to 1.03 Million.

Accordingly, there is a rate of around 453 flats per 1000 inhabitants.





Population: 2.27 Mio.
Number of multi-family buildings: 39,323
Total number of flats: 1.03 Mio.
Number of flats per 1000 inhabitants: 453
Ownership rate: 85%

According to the Central Statistical Bureau, about 85 % of Latvian housing will be private property by the end of the privatisation process and municipalities will maintain only 15% of the housing as rental or social housing.

Relevant Latvian institutions responsible for housing and energy related issues are the Ministry of Regional Development and Local Governments, the Housing Agency, the Building Department of Ministry of Economy and the Latvian Investment and Development Agency.

Legislation for housing sector and refurbishment of the multi-family buildings. More


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News and Updates

June 2011
The BEENetwork Newsletter is available for downloading.

June 2011
The BEENetwork Flyer is available in English and German language.

May 2011
Residents will get additional support for refurbishment of multifamily buildings in Lithuania. more

April 2011
New European Energy Efficiency Facility to finance sustainable energy at the local and regional level. more

March 2011
On 8th March 2011, the European Commission published the new Energy Efficiency Plan (EEP). more

February 2011
State grants for the renovation of apartment buildings in Estonia. more



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