Reducing homelessness on the basis of the example of Housing First program
Dominika Cendrowicz ()
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Dominika Cendrowicz: Uniwersytet Wrocławski
Ekonomia Społeczna/Social Economy, 2017, vol. 2, 37-47
Homelessness is a large problem in Europe and it grows constantly. The aim of this article is therefore to bring its reader the idea of the program invented in the United States by Ph.D. S. Tsemberis, from the organization “Pathways to Housing”, which main goal is to help homeless people with mental and physical problems and analysis of the possibility of its implementation in Poland. The program mentioned here is named Housing First and it gained a great popularity in Europe, where in 2011-2013 run a project named Housing First Europe in five big European cities: Amsterdam, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow and Lisbon. The next aim of this article is comparison of housing-first philosophy and housing-led policy which is recommended in the EU. Despite of the fact that in Poland is not easy to run programs based on housing-first approach it is worth to explain its ideas and goals. Empirical, sociological and legaltheoretical methods were used in this article.
Keywords: homelessness; homeless people; housing-first programme; housing-led policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O18 J18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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