Release date: 19 February 2016
Promoter – Financial IntermediaryLAND BRANDENBURG
Project to support social housing retrofitting and new construction in the Federal State of Brandenburg
The proposed operation is expected to comprise comprehensive retrofitting and adaption of existing social housing units possibly as well as some construction or reconstruction of rented social housing. The investments will need to satisfy the EIB's eligibility criteria for urban renewal and sustainable communities. The housing investments are anticipated to form part of specific local integrated urban development plans (INSEKs/ Integrierte Stadtentwicklungskonzepte).
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 200 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 400 million
Compliance with the relevant EU directives will be verified during appraisal: Environtmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive 2011/92/EU, Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Directive 2001/42/EC, EU Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC and EU Birds Directive 2009/147/EC. The status of any environmental studies and public consultations related to the housing investments will be reviewed during project appraisal. Applicable energy efficiency requirements in line with the EU Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings 2010/31/EU will also be further assessed during project appraisal.
The Bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Directives 2004/18/EC and/or 2004/17/EC as well as Directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC) as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the EU, with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required.
Signed - 3/08/2016
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).