Housing First Guide

The Guide is a resource about Housing First in Europe. It has been designed to explain what Housing First is and how it actually works in a range of European contexts.

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In Belgium, the Housing First model has been tested since September 2013 as part of the Housing First Belgium (HFB) experiment3. For 24 months, an evaluation team has compared the evolution of tenants supported by HFB teams to homeless people relying on a traditional support system. In a logical ‘evidence based policy’, the aim is to highlight the conditions of implementation (in terms of effectiveness and efficiency) of the Housing First practices in Belgium.