Monthly Archives: March 2017

Homelessness is the lack of affordable housing

What we know from repeated observations in diverse contexts is that the bottom-line cause of homelessness is lack of access to affordable housing; however, this finding is rarely given priority in social policies or service delivery. HOME_EU will examine how the experiences of homeless services users (both current and past; both Housing First and Treatment [...]

2017-03-20T10:57:27+01:00March 20th, 2017|HOME_EU, Homelessness|

What Housing First means? (I)

Picture by EugeneWeekly Although there is a wide variety of programs and policies focused on housing options for disadvantaged groups, the program with the most established evidence basis is Housing First (HF). As a consequence of the large body of evidence that HF not only achieves housing stability for the long-term homeless, it [...]

2017-03-20T11:08:16+01:00March 20th, 2017|Housing First|

Right to Housing is in the United Nations agenda

Addressing homelessness as one of the topics of the urban world agenda makes United Nations as a key factor to push local governments to take measures tending to Housing First policies. The Conference of United Nations on housing and urban sustainable development, Habitat III, which took place in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17 to October [...]

2017-03-21T10:34:29+01:00March 10th, 2017|Global Agenda, Homelessness, Urban|
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