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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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

The Case for Housing First in the European Union: A Critical Evaluation of Concerns about Effectiveness

Pleace, N. and Bretherton, J. (2013) in Journal of Homelessness, 7(2)   Housing First is now central to strategic responses to homelessness across much of the North of the European Union and is also being piloted in other member states. Concerns exist that a lack of ‘fidelity’, i.e. model drift away from the original New York Pathways to Housing […]

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