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Residence registration to cope with homelessness: evidence from a qualitative research study in Milan

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dc.contributor.author Pasqualini, Marta
dc.contributor.author Bazzani, Giacomo
dc.date.accessioned 2024-04-22T06:21:45Z
dc.date.available 2024-04-22T06:21:45Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Pasqualini M, Bazzani G. Residence registration to cope with homelessness: evidence from a qualitative research study in Milan. Genus. 2021 Dec 18;77(1):37. DOI: 10.1186/s41118-021-00147-1
dc.identifier.issn 2035-5556
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/59866
dc.description.abstract Homeless people are one of the most vulnerable and marginalized groups in developed countries, and their homelessness situation often persists over the long term. However, so far, no studies have explained the specific role played by residence registration as it relates to deprivation amongst the homeless population and its contribution to improving the lives of homeless people. This paper investigates the paths homeless people in Milan use to access residence registration, via a case study in the city of Milan. Home to Italy’s largest homeless population, the city of Milan has implemented the innovative ResidenzaMi project to improve access to residence registration for homeless people. The study considers official statistics and individual interviews with service providers involved in the registration process. It further investigates the main factors impeding the registration process and outlines the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Results from our study indicate that a residence certificate plays a critical role in helping homeless people exercise their rights and access the services they need to escape homelessness. Our findings suggest the importance of a holistic, multidimensional approach to ensure access to residence registration for homeless persons.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher SpringerOpen
dc.relation.ispartof Genus. 2021 Dec 18;77(1):37
dc.rights This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article's Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article's Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.
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dc.subject.other Indigència
dc.subject.other Pandèmia de COVID-19, 2020-
dc.subject.other Itàlia -- Condicions socials
dc.title Residence registration to cope with homelessness: evidence from a qualitative research study in Milan
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41118-021-00147-1
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