“According to the report “Overview of Housing Exclusion 2020” by the Foundation Abbé Pierre and FEANTSA around 700,000 people face homelessness every night in the European Union, representing a 70% increase in ten years. During the pandemic, this number fell sharply thanks to the emergency measures to provide sheter for the most vulnerable groups taken by all European countries.

The report shows that by mobilizing  less than 3% of the subsidies provided for in the Post-COVID Recovery Plan budget, the European Union and Member States are capable of immediately rehousing all homeless people across Europe in dignified conditions for an entire year.

Every year, the report “Overview on Housing Exclusion 2020″ focuses on a particular theme: this year on people in exile, who are over-represented among the homeless and whose fundamental rights, in particular access to dignified reception and accommodation conditions, are called into question at every stage of the asylum process.”

Maria-José Aldanas, Mauro Striano, Manuel Domergue, Ruth Owen, Freek Spinnewijn, Sarah Coupechoux, Anne-Claire Mejean-Vaucher, Noria Derdek, Florian Huyghe

Coordinators: Chloé Serme-Morin, Orane Lamas