The Arena Housing Project

The Arena Housing Project is an open collaborative network for journalists and researchers working on housing across Europe. It was created following up on the 2019 Dataharvest conference to facilitate and promote cross-border journalism and research to investigate the transnational dimension of the housing crisis in Europe. Read more about the background.

The Arena Housing Project generates public resources and provides its network with the necessary online infrastructure to share data and information and to collaborate across borders:

Public resources:

Tools for network members:

Arena for Journalism in Europe coordinated “Cities for Rent: Investigating Corporate Landlords Across Europe“, an investigation over 7 months done by a team of over 25 investigative and data journalists and visualisations experts from 16 European countries.

If you have any questions or comments, or if you want access to the tools for network members, please get in touch with Jose Miguel Calatayud, Arena Housing Project director, at