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Housing for Women in the Downtown Eastside: A Place to Call Home (draft)

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Date: 
1999
Pages: 
7
Summary: 
Based on interviews and literature review, documents the need for housing for women in DTES, as precursor to opening of first Bridge housing project in 2000. Describes factors influencing women and homelessness.
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Keywords: 
housing; homelessness; DTES; women; affordable housing; safe housing; violence; abuse; poverty

Four Latin American Women in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver: Health, Housing and Immigration

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Pages: 
23
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Summary: 
Examines interviews conducted with four Latin American women about their daily life in DTES. Explores relationship between health and housing in the lives of low-income women in DTES, with focus on migration status and language.
Keywords: 
housing; homelessness; immigration; migration status; DTES; health; language barriers

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