I. HOMELESSNESS IN EUROPEAN UNION
In the European Union, according to a study by the Abbé-Pierre Foundation and the European Federation of National Associations working with the homeless, nearly 11 million households out of 220 million households do not have personal housing. These 11 million households are in a state of severe deprivation of housing : on the street, hosted by a third party, in a accommodation center, in a shelter, in a social hotel.
The crisis of poor housing in the In European Union calls for an urgent and profound strategy, in consultation with local associations, and public subsidies easily obtainable for them, without going through technocratic projects and far from the field.
II. LEASE EVICTIONS IN FRANCE
In FRANCE, lease eviction figures show that successive governments are unable to put in place for years a plan of action and a strategy that has been adapted to solve evictions linked to extreme poverty.
End of the winter break : 15,000 forced evictions, up 50% since 2013. Lease evictions, prohibited during the winter, are daily occurrences from April 1st. Every year, more than 155,000 unpaid rent procedures are launched.
Successive governments must fight with force the roots of homelessness instead of fighting homeless persons.