France 🇫🇷, February 1st 2019.
▶ The European Observatory for Non-Discrimination and Fundamental Rights (OENDDF, in French) was present at the Meeting of social actors organized by the Abbé Pierre Foundation for the publication of its 24th Report on «The state of poor Housing in France – 2019».
▶ The issue was: » At the gates of the street. When the State abandons persons leaving institutions «. This Meeting highlights the cases of persons leaving prison, psychiatric hospital, or Childhood Protection Public Assistance (ASE), which causes homelessness.
▶ 45 % of homeless persons have been homeless when they went out from prisons, psychiatric hospitals or Childhood Protection schemes.
▶ 23 % of persons leaving prison do not have a durable housing solution when they leave, even though housing is «a factor of reintegration and of prevention of recidivism».
▶ 21 % of homeless persons who have been through Childhood Protection Public Assistance (ASE) find themselves in the street within one year after they leave the Institution.
▶ 4 million persons suffer from poor housing.
▶ More than 12 million persons are affected by the housing crisis.