Tag Archives: Roma housing issue

14.6.2014, romea.cz – Czech residential hotel issues remain unresolved

All of the Czech Republic was shocked three years ago by the footage of otherwise honorable citizens marching side by side with ultra-right radicals and chanting “Gypsies to the gas chambers” in the town of Varnsdorf. Residential hotels for socially vulnerable people were the thorn in their side. The demonstrators blamed the tenants of those facilities for increased crime and ... Read More »

30.5.2014, NIAR – Roma housing issue

Roma, whether they live in town or on village, live in ultimately bad housing conditions. Settlements in which they live are having the following characteristics: legally irregular status, insufficient infrastructure equipment, overpopulation and very poor housing fund, poor environment and great distance from the basic social contents and services. Besides that, majority of Roma doesn’t have required documentation about ownership ... Read More »