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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


RESEARCH ON Roma Housing Discrimination and Deprivation in European Cities

This research report presents the main findings of a qualitative survey on the problems of access to adequate housing for people who identify themselves as Roma.


Watch 5 video interviews to learn from their life experience 

BOOKLET: Mutual learning on Roma housing and participation

The booklet presents relevant and remarkable practices and successful projects of Roma housing and improved living conditions with positive experiences of Roma integration in the neighbourhood and of Roma participation in political, civil and cultural life.

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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