Keyword: housing policy

Guatemala. Vivendo sul bordo dell'abisso

Independiente del movimiento ocupa en América del Norte y Europa, un movimiento de habitantes de barrios pobres en Guatemala está ocupando la calle en frente del Congreso. Están protestando contra las condiciones de vida en los barrios pobres y una política de vivienda disfuncional. Para cambiar su situación en la que no sólo ocuparon el Congreso; también hicieron un proyecto de ley y finalmente, comenzaron una huelga de hambre.

European Union: The first report on homelessness and evictions

"Homelessness prevention in the context of evictions": full report - final version Home is associated with safety, belonging, esteem and personal and child development. Housing and home are intertwined with health, poverty or wealth and opportunity in general. Eviction involves the involuntary removal of people from their homes, with many negative personal and social consequences, particularly for children.In EU Member States where evictions are widely concentrated among people with complex support needs (mostly in Northern European Member States), research shows that about one quarter of those evicted can become homeless.