PIAC publications reviewed by Housing Rights Watch

Two of PIAC’s recent reports have been profiled by the well-respected Belgium based organization, Housing Rights Watch.

Housing Rights Watch was established in 2008 to facilitate exchange and learning among housing rights experts and advocates who are committed to promoting the right to housing for all.

Read the profiles here:

Beyond the prison gates – The experiences of people recently released from prison into homelessness and housing crisis

This report was based on consultation interviews with 26 people who exited prison in the previous two years into situations of housing crisis or homelessness.

Sentencing contradictions: Difficulties faced by people living with mental illness in contact with the criminal justice system 

This report looks at the relationship between mental illness, homelessness and criminal offending, and considers alternative strategies in responding to the needs of homeless people with mental illness who have contact with the criminal justice system.

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