Housing Initiative for Eastern Europe (IWO e.V.)

for promoting market-oriented structures in the construction and housing industry in Eastern Europe


Alt-Moabit 101A (postal address) // Alt-Moabit 101B (visiting address)

10559 Berlin


phone: +49 (0)30 2067 9802

fax: +49 (0)30 2067 9804




Authorized representatives of the IWO e.V.:

Knut Höller

Executive Member of the Board

Klaus Leuchtmann, Chairman of the Board

European Training Centre for the Housing and Real Estate Industry EBZ

Dr. Hans-Jürgen Gaudig, Deputy Chairman of the Board

Engineering company BBP Bauconsulting mbH

In each case, two members are jointly entitled to representation.


IWO e.V. is entered in the registry of associations at the district court of Berlin-Charlottenburg under the registration number VR 21386.


Editorial responsibility

Knut Höller, Saskia Lührs


Image & usage rights


IWO e.V. endeavours to observe the copyrights of the graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts used in all publications, to use graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts created by itself or to use graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts that are in the public domain.

All brand names and trademarks mentioned within the Internet offer and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere mention of a trademark does not imply that it is not protected by third party rights!

The rights of exploitation and use (English copyright) for published objects created by the IWO e.V. itself remain solely with the IWO e.V. Reproduction or use of such graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the express consent of the IWO e.V.


Picture credits

IWO e.V., pixabay, shutterstock

Portrait photos "Board" (from top to bottom): EBZ; IWO e.V.; GdW; Gewobag; pixabay; IWO e.V./S. Gerstäcker

Portrait photos "Office team" ( (K. Höller, T. Hartenstein, S. Lührs, L. Schreckenbach, J. Strese, F. Reute): Susann Gerstäcker; all other portraits: private




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