Parola chiave: FEANTSA

Scandal of Europe's 11m empty homes

There are more than 700,000 vacant homes in the UK, something housing campaigners say is a shocking waste. Photograph: Martin Godwin More than 11m homes lie empty across Europe – enough to house all of the continent's homeless twice over – according to figures collated by the Guardian from across the EU.

The Bergamo Declaration: the EU and its Member States should implement policies in the fight against homelessness

The 2014 FEANTSA Policy Conference "Confronting homelessness in the EU: Seeking out the next generation of best practices"  brought together 400 practitioners from across Europe and beyond to exchange information on policy and practice to prevent and reduce homelessness.

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.