The costs of homelessness in Europe: An Assessment of the Current Evidence Base

Nicholas Pleace, Lars Benjaminsen, Isobel Baptista, Volker Busch-Geertsema

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


Experts in thirteen EU member states were asked to complete a questionnaire
focused on how well the costs associated with homelessness were understood in
their country. The experts were also requested to summarise any relevant research,
including on-going work. The countries included were Austria, the Czech Republic,
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland,
Portugal, Sweden and the UK.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyFédération Européenne d’Associations Nationales Travaillant avec les Sans-Abri (FEANTSA)
Number of pages78
ISBN (Electronic)9789075529739
Publication statusPublished - 20 Dec 2013


  • Homelessness
  • COST
  • Europe

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