Éva Gerőházi joined MRI in 1997 and since then she has gained rich experience in diverse fields of urban development. She started her career as the project manager of the residential building renovation programme of USAID. Since then she continued on dealing with the energy efficient renovation of residential buildings from time to time broadening the scope to Central and Eastern Europe and focusing on also the issues of energy poverty.
She elaborated urban development plans for various Hungarian municipalities and also dealt with the special problems of deprived neighbourhoods. Eva has participated in and coordinated different research programmes financed by the European Union in the fields of renovation of big housing estates, fostering the community self-organised construction and renovation of the housing stock, green infrastructure governance in European cities, inequality among urban young population and energy efficient renovation of privately owned multi-family buildings.