The article presents the findings of a fidelity assessment conducted with Housing First (HF) programmes in four Italian cities: Bologna, Rimini, Siracusa, and Verona (members of the ‘Network Housing First Italia’ (NHFI). The paper describes both facilitators to fidelity and obstacles explaining the differences that impacted on fidelity in each programme. Implications of the results are discussed as well as suggestions for improving the existing HF prGaboardi
M., Santinello M., Stefanizzi A., Iazzolino M., (2018) Assessing the Fidelity of Four Housing First Programmes in Italy, European Journal of Homelessness, 12 (3) pp. 161-180ogrammes in Italy that are at an early stage of development.