The UNECE Subregional Online Workshop for Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will discuss policies and programmes for housing affordability in the CIS subregion. This subregional workshop is organized by the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of Russia in cooperation with UNECE. The subregional workshop will support the subregional exchange of experiences and good practices in CIS countries on promoting access to decent, adequate, affordable and healthy housing. It will also serve as a preparatory meeting to the Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management 2021 “Affordable, adequate, and resilient housing in liveable cities, including cities which face extreme weather conditions” for the CIS subregion. The Ministerial Meeting will take place on 6-8 October 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland.