Author Archives: Maria

28 Apr

On the Way Home: FEANTSA Monitoring Report on Homelessness and Homeless Policies in Europe

                FEANTSA. “On the Way Home” FEANTSA Monitoring Report on homelessness and Homeless Policies in Europe. Brussels. (2012) This is a report on the extent and nature of homelessness in the EU’s Member States, which analyses policy progress in tackling homelessness over recent years. It is based on the input of national experts […]

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18 Apr

Social Housing Allocation and Homelessness

                Pleace, N., Teller, N. and Quilgars, D. (2011) European Observatory of Homelessness. Comparative Studies on Homelessness (1)   This research provides an interesting insight into the different housing allocation mechanisms employed by social housing providers across the European Union. It is important to have a better and more factual understanding of […]

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13 Apr

The Discourse of Consumer Choice in the Pathways Housing First Model

                Hansen Löfstrand, C. and Juhila, K. (2012) The Discourse of Consumer Choice in the Pathways Housing First Model European Journal of Homelessness 6(2)   This article focuses on the discourse of consumer choice produced in the Pathways Housing First (PHF) model manual. Relying on Foucauldian discourse analysis, the discourse […]

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13 Apr

Extent and Profile of Homelessness in European Member States: A Statistical Update

                Busch-Geertsema, V., Benjaminsen, L., Filipovič Hrast, M. and Pleace, N. European Observatory of Homelessness. FEANTSA Brussels (2014)   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 […]

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31 Mar

ETHOS – European Typology of Homelessness and housing exclusion

FEANTSA developed a European Typology of Homelessness and housing exclusion (ETHOS) as a means of improving understanding and measurement of homelessness in Europe, and to provide a common “language” for transnational exchanges on homelessness. This typology was launched in 2005 and is used for different purposes – as a framework for debate, for data collection […]

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30 Mar

Housing First: An Ecological Approach to Promoting Community Integration

Ornelas, J., Martins, P., Zilhão, M.T. and Duarte, T. (2014) in European Journal of Homelessness (8.1), 29-56   This article present the findings from an evaluation which examined the impacts of a Housing First program on participants’ community integration. Using an ecological approach, the programme Casas Primeiro provides individualised and scattered apartments in mainstream neighbourhoods to homeless people with severe […]

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25 Mar

Improving Health and Social Integration through Housing First. A Review

                Pleace, N. and Quilgars, D. (2013) DIHAL/ FEANTSA   Housing First services provide chronically homeless people with ordinary housing in the community without expecting them to be ‘housing ready’ as traditional staircase homelessness services usually do. Support is provided by mobile support workers and specialist teams delivering Intensive Case Management and/or Assertive Community […]

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25 Mar

Housing First: An Ecological Approach to Promoting Community Integration

  Ornelas, J., Martins, P., Zilhão,M.T. and Duarte, T. (2014) Housing First: An Ecological Approach to Promoting Community Integration European Journal of Homelessness (8.1)   This article present the findings from an evaluation which examined the impacts of a Housing First program on participants’ community integration. Using an ecological approach, the programme Casas Primeiro provides individualised and scattered apartments […]

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25 Mar

Housing First Europe: Local Evaluation Report Amsterdam

          Wewerinke, D., Al Shamma, S. and Wolf, J. (2013) Evaluation of discus housing first, the Netherlands, Netherlands Centre for Social Care Research “driven by knowledge, moved by people”, The Housing First Europe (HFE) project was a social experimentation project, funded by the Euro-pean Commission, DG for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, under […]

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25 Mar

Policy Review Up-date: Results from the Housing First-based Danish Homelessness Strategy

  Benjaminsen, L. (2013). Policy Review Up-date: Results from the Housing First-based Danish Homelessness Strategy. European Journal of Homelessness, 7 (2)   The Danish Homelessness Strategy is the only European example of a large-scale Housing First programme, involving more than a thousand participants. The Strategy is characterized by a close partnership between the local municipalities and the national […]

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