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27.10.2017 Go

Book on Finnish Housing First

"A Home of Your Own" is a new book on Finnish Housing First principle Read more...


13.10.2017

Housing First is unique – let’s do it right

As the concept of Housing First becomes more popular, it is at times being misunderstood. Jo Prestidge from the Homeless Link explains why we have to get it right to create real change for those that need it. http://www.homeless.org.uk/connect/blogs/2017/oct/03/housing-first-is-unique-%E2%80%93-let%E2%80%99s-do-it-right   Read more...


3.10.2017

First youth ‘Housing First’ project launched in the UK

Edinburgh-based youth homelessness charity, Rock Trust, has launched the UK’s first ever Housing First for Youth project in West Lothian. http://www.scottishhousingnews.com/17582/first-youth-housing-first-project-launched-in-the-uk/ Read more...


18.9.2017

Focus Ireland’s hard-hitting video on youth homelessness has made a big impact on social media

Focus Ireland has launched a hard-hitting short film to highlight the terrible crisis of young people becoming homeless when leaving state care at 18. http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/discover/focus-irelands-hard-hitting-video-on-youth-homelessness-has-made-a-big-impact-on-social-media-805867.html Read more...


13.9.2017

Finland shows example in the fight against homelessness

“Social housing is as much about ‘social’ as it is about housing and real estates”, says Juha Kaakinen, the CEO of the Y-Foundation. Read more...


8.9.2017 Go

Housing First new guidance

Homeless Link has published a set of guidelines for Housing First. The Housing First England programme is in the latter half of its second year and is already making an impact.  Over 30 services are fully operational in England, and Homeless Link is providing advice and support to these providers in several ways. Read more...


14.7.2017 Go

The feasibility study for Housing First in the Liverpool City Region launched

The study is the most comprehensive homelessness reform agenda for a city in England to date, and offers a complete system shift with housing first and housing led approaches that would transform the prospects of current and future homeless populations. The study aimed to test the feasibility of implementing Housing First at scale within the Liverpool […] Read more...


8.6.2017

Richard Ferrand confirme la création d’un plan quinquennal pour le “logement d’abord”, souhaité par les associations

Par Elodie Raitière Le ministre de la Cohésion des territoires, Richard Ferrand, a confirmé mardi 6 juin 2017 qu’un “plan quinquennal pour le logement d’abord” serait lancé. Lors d’une table ronde avec une quinzaine d’acteurs associatifs, il a rappelé qu’il s’agissait d’une promesse faite par le candidat Emmanuel Macron devant la Fondation Abbé Pierre le […] Read more...


16.5.2017 Go

53ème atelier de la Dihal sur le déploiement du programme « un Chez-soi d’abord »

53rd Dihal (Interdepartmental Delegation to Housing and Access to Housing) Workshop on the deployment of the Housing First program Read more...


26.4.2017 Go

Announcing the Launch of Making the Shift!

Making the Shift project in Canada focuses on youth homelessness by prevention and Housing First Read more...


15.3.2017 Go

#HomelessZero non è uno slogan: ecco le azioni concrete

#HomelessZero non è uno slogan. La campagna di sensibilizzazione promossa da fio.PSD – Federazione italiana organismi persone senza dimora con il patrocinio del Ministero del lavoro e delle politiche sociali, è uno dei tanti modi utilizzati per veicolare una serie di azioni concrete volte a contrastare la grave emarginazione adulta e delle persone senza dimora. Read more...


14.3.2017 Go

Can Housing First help end homelessness?

Blog post, Matt Downie from The Crises. The Centre for Social Justice has presented a plan to end homelessness Read more...


12.3.2017 Go

Government considering plans to house addicts who sleep rough

The British Government is considering to adopt Housing First -strategy to help homeless addicts. Read more...


26.2.2017 Go

Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat

News article of successful homelessness policy in Medicine Hat, Canada Read more...


8.2.2017 Go

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Description of Finnish approach to homelessness and how this could be applied to Ireland Read more...


27.1.2017

Homelessness Reduction Bill becomes law in the UK

Homelessness Reduction Bill becomes law in the UK Read more...


7.12.2016

Una casa per ogni senzatetto: l’obiettivo è raggiungere 5 mila persone

Conclusa la fase sperimentale del progetto che vuole eliminare i dormitori, per inserire subito i senzatetto in un’abitazione. I dati sono positivi: l’80 per cento dei soggetti – 550 in tutto – ha ritrovato benessere e stabilità. E ora, con i fondi stanziati dal Ministero per il welfare, i promotori vogliono raggiungere altre 5 mila […] Read more...


25.11.2016 Go

Off the Streets

Inside Housing -magazine's report on how Housing First model is currently used in UK Read more...


14.11.2016 Go

How Finland fixed homelessness

Report on Finnish homelessness policy and Housing First Read more...


27.9.2016

Lessons from Finland: helping homeless people starts with giving them homes

Juha Kaakinen, the chief executive of the Y-Foundation, wrote an article on The Guardian. Read it here Read more...




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