Posts Tagged ‘Homelessness’

Fighting homelessness: the role of cities

Laura Colini, URBACT programme expert gives an overview of the Policy LAB and URBACT Knowledge Hub initiative’s collaboration with FEANTSA and the Mairie de Paris, following their December 2018 gathering to share information, exchange local practices and launch collaboration among small, medium and large administrations in Europe to combat homelessness. Inaccessible, inadequate, unaffordable, undignified, insecure […]

By Laura Colini, on February 7th, 2019 at 09:18

Budapest through the Eyes of the Homeless

While the parliament votes on a law containing restrictions on the homeless living in the street, the team of website went to a city walk to see how this policy would make the homeless people invisible. Lots of bars, jam-packed hostels, ruined huts, friendly policemen, inhuman laws – we had a conversation with the […]

By Mariann Majorné Venn, on November 4th, 2013 at 13:09

Homeless People in European Stations (HOPE)

In his book “Down and Out in Paris and London”(published 1933), George Orwell sketched a documentary picture of itinerant homelessness where the underlying causes and effects, many might argue, are little changed some 80 years on. In the URBACT Tribune Heidrun Feigelfeld returned to a feature of this theme in her article “Lost Job – […]

By URBACT, on May 3rd, 2010 at 14:16