Living conditions of nomadic groups

Project information

Index: 1167R4
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Employment, human capital and education
Location FRANCE ÎLE DE FRANCE Lieusaint Île de France Start/End date of the practice
Start: 1989
End: 2008

Topic of the practice

Trevelling people, nomadic groups,

Good Practice Information

Whole implementation of the policies towards the nomadic groups and travelling people. Network: State, Department Council, local Family Allowance Fund, Municipalities and charities. Budget: € 3,2 million (28% State, 19,5 % Intermunicipality, 18% Regional Council, 16% VAT Clearing Fund, 10% local Public Undertaking for Spatial Planning, 6% Department Council, 2,5% the local Family Allowance Fund).
Innovative element: cooperation approach with a strong local initiative – integrative approach including accommodation, counselling and improvement of living conditions.

Evidence of success

Main indicators: satisfaction rate of families, number of children going to school (on the number of those in school age), quantity of fitted housing delivered; comparison of illegal parking/settlement over 5 years.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Pascaline Gaborit

European New Towns & Pilot Cities Platform

Annex completed on: 07-29-2014

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