Hungary -Worries about low paid and housing -October 11, 2014

A conference organised by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation to find the answers to the most urgent questions of homeless and low paid. Since the political turn there is virtually no social housing, so whoever gets in trouble paying the rent or the instalments of the loan does not really have alternatives.

During a conference organised by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation together with Political Capital Policy Research and Consulting Institute, numerous sociologists, social workers and politicians tried to find the answers to the most urgent questions of homeless and low paid. Since the political turn there is virtually no social housing, so whoever gets in trouble paying the rent or the instalments of the loan does not really have alternatives. There are many people in Budapest today who are employed but they still have to make a choice: food or rent?

English: http://budapesttimes.hu/2014/10/11/winter-means-death-on-streets-again/

 

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