EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Forced-Move-Outs
from housing and t...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Forced-Move-Outs
Informally
forced-...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
The Social Service´s roles in
the S...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
What housingrights
do the different...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Applications to the Enforcement aut...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
The social service´s roles in relat...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Why haven´t the Social Services use...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Pia Kjellbom 2013
Discretionary are...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Norms within the normbelt
Legal pre...
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Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Norms that blasts the normbelt
Lega...
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Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Discretionary area
Normbelt
The col...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Questions?
2013-10-04Pia Kjellbom 2...
EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Housing First. What’s Second?
Berlin, 20th September 2013
Thank You for listening
Contact:
pi...
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The Social Service´s Legal Roles in the Swedish Rental Act in Relation to Forced Move-Outs from Housing

  1. 1. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Forced-Move-Outs from housing and the Social Service´s legal roles Pia Kjellbom Institution of Social Work Stockholm University Sweden Insert your logo here
  2. 2. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Forced-Move-Outs Informally forced-move-out Formally forced-move-out Eviction Termination of a lease Authority decision Enforcement authority/ Rent tribunal Execution Pia Kjellbom 2013 2013-10-04
  3. 3. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 The Social Service´s roles in the Swedish rental act YES NO YES The Assurer NO The observer The ignorant …right to information about a termination of a lease …legal opportunity to stop a termination of a lease. Pia Kjellbom 2013 The social services has a… 2013-10-04
  4. 4. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 What housingrights do the different roles protect? The Assurer • A right to a home The observer • Housing • Roof-over- head The ignorant • Nothing Pia Kjellbom 2013 2013-10-04
  5. 5. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Applications to the Enforcement authority/Rent Tribunal during three month, 2009 in Stockholm county The Enforcement Authority The Rent Tribunal Total Applications 1695 357 2052 Formally forced- move-outs 374 168 542 (26 %) Evictions 69 26 95 (5 %) Pia Kjellbom 2013 2013-10-04
  6. 6. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 The social service´s roles in relation to formally-forced-move-outs Pia Kjellbom 2013 2013-10-04
  7. 7. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Why haven´t the Social Services used the role of the Assurer? Material: Court decisions concerning right to assistance. All applications to the enforcement authority during mars – may, 2009, in Stockholm county. Out of 39, nine districts where chosen for an in depth study of document´s within the Social Service´s. Nine interviews with social workers and managers where conducted concerning 18 cases. Results (in brief): The Social Services lack knowledge about the Assurer role. The interpretation of the provisions on assistance in the Social Services Act Lack of respect for the law Pia Kjellbom 2013 2013-10-04
  8. 8. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Pia Kjellbom 2013 Discretionary area Normbelt Anyone who cannot by themselves or otherwise meet their needs have a right to assistance for their livelihood (income support) and for the way of life in general (The Social service´s Act, chapter 4, section 1). 2013-10-04
  9. 9. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Norms within the normbelt Legal prerequisite Norm Interpretation Anyone who An individual norm A child perspective is used for instance Cannot A norm of actuality The client´s situation here and now are assessed Need A housingnorm The clients housing situation are assessed Pia Kjellbom 2013 2013-10-04
  10. 10. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Norms that blasts the normbelt Legal prerequisite Norm Interpretation Anyone who A collective norm If one person in a family is not behaving in accordance with official requirements the whole family is affected Cannot A retrospective norm The individuals behaviour prior to the risk of a forced- move-out is assessed Need A behaviour norm The need assessment is made dependent on the clients behaviour Pia Kjellbom 2013 2013-10-04
  11. 11. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Discretionary area Normbelt The collective norm The retrospective norm Blasting norms Pia Kjellbom 2013 The behaviour norm How about: - Law - Democracy - Fundamental human rights? 2013-10-04
  12. 12. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Questions? 2013-10-04Pia Kjellbom 2013
  13. 13. EUROPEAN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Housing First. What’s Second? Berlin, 20th September 2013 Thank You for listening Contact: pia.kjellbom@socarb.su.se 2013-10-04Pia Kjellbom 2013

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