And’ been published Housing First, third volume of thenecklace Poverty and social innovation

Published by Franco Angeli, sponsored by FAS. PSD and edited by Paolo Molinari and Anna Zenarolla, thel volume presents the results of the experimentation approach Italian Housing First, which proposes an innovative method of contrast to the extreme poverty and severe adult marginalization. The approach, built in the early nineties in New York and later spread to Europe, on the initiative of fio.PSD becomes the object of experimentation to a network of agencies and organizations participating in the Network Housing First Italia. I'm here analyzed objectives and results of the experiment, collected with a monitoring and evaluation that has accompanied the entire course, combining methods and research tools pertaining to different disciplines of reference of the Scientific Committee that oversaw the initiative

The text is divided into three parts:

  • The first describes the experience gained
  • the second presents the methodology and instruments used for the evaluation
  • the third illustrates the main activities of analysis carried out with reference to the impact of the experimentation on the beneficiaries, on ope- ratori, to workplaces and institutional contexts and territorial application.

The work is aimed at industry professionals, scholars, practitioners and policy, Students in- First REIT tend to approach and understand the opportunities of this innovation in policies to combat extreme poverty