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Table 1 Accommodation and conditions at Plan Einstein

From: Social contact and encounter in asylum seeker reception: the Utrecht Refugee Launchpad

Asylum seekers Socius tenants
Allocated housing in ‘camp’ provided by the state, 4 people in 1 room, no ownership Elective rental of housing at subsidized rent, 1 person in 1 room, co-ownership through ‘home-making’
Subject to decision to be moved with 2 weeks’ notice Housing contract for up to 2 years
Fundamental legal insecurity, limited right to work or study Citizenship, full rights
Daily life characterised by waiting Working or studying