What will be the state of homelessness in 2030? The Y-Foundation asked top experts from around Europe – among whom, Nóra Teller of Metropolitan Research Institute. The volume presents a variety of settings and genres, from hopeful to dystopian, pragmatic to idealistic, scientific to literary.
Poverty and social exclusion
The Central Statistical Office of Hungary just made accessible on its website the edited publication of researchers’ analyses of the data collected on CSO’s 2015 national representative housing survey. The first chapter of the publication, by MRI staff members József Hegedüs and Eszter Somogyi, address the links between social inequalities and the affordability of housing – a question often treated in the international literature, and also drawing increasing interest in Hungary in recent years.
The construction of From Street to Home Association’s first two mobile homes is well under way – the work began on 30 March. The two mobile homes were delivered by truck to the building site in Soroksár, District 23 of Budapest. The Association’s colleagues, together with beneficiaries, professionals and volunteers have been working on connecting the units to the utility grids, and began installing insulation. A small selection of photos is published on the HomeLab website.