Inadequate housing in Europe: Costs and consequences

Inadequate housing in Europe_cover pageThis report by Eurofound aims to improve understanding of the true cost of inadequate housing to EU Member States and to suggest policy initiatives that might help address its social and financial consequences. It presents eight case studies on improving inadequate housing. While improving poor living conditions would be costly, the report suggests the outlay could be recouped quite quickly from savings on healthcare and a range of publicly funded services.

http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/publications/report/2016/quality-of-life-social-policies/inadequate-housing-in-europe-costs-and-consequences 

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