"Betreutes Konto" (Jam Jar Account)

A tool to secure housing and prevent eviction

Nominated

nominee 8
Year:
2018
Country/Region:
Vienna
Sector:
Civil Society/Social Economy
Fields of action:
Poverty / Homelessness / Indebtedness
Age of the target group:
above 60 years = seniors
26 - 60 years = adults
19 - 25 years = young adults
Gender of the target group:
all genders
Project owner:
Schuldnerberatung Wien GmbH
Responsible person:
Mag (FH); Steinhauer-Kreuzbichler, Bianca
Website:
http://www.schuldnerberatung-wien.at/kontoservice/

What is it about?

The "Betreute Konto" is an offer of the Debt Councelling Office in Vienna, targeting People who have been homeless in the past or who are threatened of becoming homeless in the future. The Project exists since 2010 and its main ask it the Transaction of the monthly payment for rent and electricity to secure housing.