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Czech Labor and Social Affairs Minister Jana Maláčová (2019). (PHOTO: www.mpsv.cz)
Czech Labor and Social Affairs Minister claims "disruptive" change to housing benefits won't harm families or senior citizens2.7.2019 7:47 full story
Platform for Social Housing calls on Czech Labor Minister to withdraw her cancellation of housing benefits28.6.2019 7:44 full story
Czech Govt to build 55 000 "cells" for the poor, Platform for Social Housing says thousands of new ghettos will result30.3.2018 20:28 According to a new proposal from the Czech Regional Development Ministry, the Czech Government wants to build a new type of accommodation for the country's impoverished inhabitants, so-called "social homes". There could be as many as 55 000 "cells" involved.
22.11.2017 17:12 On 20 November, international experts on how to address homelessness and housing shortages from Finland, France and the United States of America visited Prague to recommend the Czech Republic transform the way it addresses these issues. According to the experts, the only actually functional solution in the world, including for the Czech Republic, is to systematically house homeless persons with support and to prevent their being made homeless in time - this is the only way to reduce their numbers and saves the state the most financially as well. full story
17.1.2017 8:59 The "Have a Home" (Mít svůj domov) initiative, which brings together more than 90 organizations working in the social sphere, resolutely rejects the Czech Government's proposal not to legally require municipalities to provide social housing in the Law on Social Housing now being drafted. The initiative says that if the law does not require municipalities to provide social housing for needy groups or create some other guarantee that aid will be provided by the state to those in need of housing, most of the 200 000 people now in need of housing will not be housed. full story