Improving housing conditions

The main goal is to demonstrate the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the working model by which beneficiary families are responsible for improving their living conditions.

The proposed working model implies that the project provides mainly technical assistance and construction material, while the Roma do the construction work. The model shall demonstrate a way of low budget and cost efficient improvement of housing conditions in substandard Roma settlements. In addition to individual house up-grading, lobbying activities mainly at municipal level shall ensure equal access to public infrastructure such as roads, water, electricity, sewage and legalization of the settlements.