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Roma: Housing, Opportunities, Mobilisation and Empowerment

Fighting against Roma discrimination, with a focus on housing, and supporting Roma social inclusion 


  • The term “Roma” is used as an umbrella which includes groups of people who have similar cultural characteristics, such as Sinti, Travellers, Kalé, Gens du voyage
  • In Europe there are approximately 10-12 million Roma.
  • Many of them face prejudice, intolerance, discrimination and social exclusion. 
    Around 80% of Roma are sedentary. 

R-HOME project

Co-funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020)

About the project

Find out why we do it and key information about the project.


Read a brief description of the activities and see the project timeline.


See what we achieved so far.


8 partners from 5 countries.

Discover who we are.

Project results


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Visits to projects and institutions in Paris region

Paris, 18-20 November 2019.

We met with the General Director of the non-profit real estate agency "Agence Immobilière Sociale Caritas", with a representative of the French Inter-Ministerial Office for Shelter and Access to Housing, with the Director of the media library "Matéo Maximoff" and with a representative of the network RomEurope.


Watch 5 video interviews to learn from their life experience 

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Visits to projects in BUDAPEST region

The visit was held online on the 22nd of June 2021 due to the Covid  emergency.

We met Mrs Nora Teller, Metropolitan Institute; Mr Laszlo Moravcsik, Ministry of Interior; Ms Renata Trezsi and Mr Adam Gyoker, Miskolc municipality; and Ms Emoke Both, BAGazs Association

Why this project is important


Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 

 10 December 1948


In order to combat social exclusion and poverty, the Union recognises and respects the right to social and housing assistance so as to ensure a decent existence for all those who lack sufficient resources.

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

7 December 2000


Support for the full participation of Roma people in public life, stimulation of their active citizenship and development of their human resources are also essential.

The 10 Common Basic Principles on Roma Inclusion

24 April 2009

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Co-funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020)

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