Etudes comparatives

EOH Comparative Studies on Homelessness

A new series of the European Observatory of Homelessness (EOH) that explores pan-European issues in homelessness through the use of a questionnaire sent to a group of national experts. Lire plus …

EOH Comparative Studies on Homelessness :
Number 4 - 2014

Full PDF Table of Contents This edition of FEANTSA’s European Observatory on Homelessness Comparative Research Series concerns the important issue of data collection. Policymakers frequently justify the lack of progress in tackling homelessness on the absence of reliable data. Even if this argument is often false, it is clear that policies and practices informed by accurate data tend to be more effective. The lack of data at a European level is an obstacle to gaining recognition for the (...) Lire plus …

EOH Comparative Studies on Homelessness :
Number 3 - 2013

Full PDF Comparative Studies N°3 - The Costs of Homelessness in Europe Human rights considerations should form the basis of public homelessness policy and be the driving force for stakeholders to find solutions. However, we must also recognize that failing to address homelessness, or pursuing ineffective policies to address it are expensive options. The human and social costs are of course enormous. But we should also focus on the economic costs, which many underestimate. These costs (...) Lire plus …

EOH Comparative Studies on Homelessness :
Number 2 - 2012

Full PDF Comparative Studies N°2 - Counting Homeless People in the 2011 Housing and Population Census Briefing Document Comparative Studies N°2 - Briefing It is surprising just how few member states collect data on the extent of homelessness and the profile of homeless people on a regular basis. FEANTSA had hoped that the 2011 European census, which obliged member states to cover homeless people for the first time, would produce comparable data on the extent and nature of (...) Lire plus …

EOH Comparative Studies on Homelessness :
Number 1 - 2011

Number 1 - 2011 This report looks at the relationship between social housing and homelessness in 13 EU member states, examining how different strategic roles for social housing and varying allocation policies impact on the extent to which social housing is used to tackle homelessness. The report identifies the ways in which social housing can provide a housing solution for some groups of homeless people, while often playing little or no role in addressing the housing needs of other groups (...) Lire plus …