"Nuit de la Solidarité" in the Greater Paris on 20th to 21st January 2022

Assessment and prospects for the experimental Night of Solidarity in the Greater Paris - Grand Paris Metropolis - on the night of 20th to 21st January 2022. 487 people were met in nine voluntary municipalities. 2nd Metropolitan "Nuit de la Solidarité" - Night of 26th to 27th January 2023

Night of Solidarity 2022 © Lou Anna Ralite

The Night of Solidarity is an anonymous and objective count of people with no housing solution on a given night. The City of Paris has carried out this counting process since 2018. A first night took place on the night of 20th to 21st January 2022 in the Greater Paris Metropolis. Nine Communes took part in the experiment : Aubervilliers, Bobigny, Bondy, Courbevoie, Gagny, Romainville, Rosny-sous-Bois, Rueil-Malmaison and Saint-Denis.

The count of this first experimental night in the voluntary Communal municipalities amounted to 487 homeless people, 240 of which were in a family camp in Bobigny. The distribution of people with no shelter was unevenly spread from on commune to another. One third of the people counted were met in public spaces and an even greater proportion were found in secluded places (car parks, underground car parks, cars, building lobbies, hospital waiting rooms…).

The results of the questionnaire proposed to the people met and the portraits of homeless people carried out as complementary information reveal diverse profiles. The answers obtained emphasise the overall limited use of the services and facilities available, lower than the average in Paris. The results and hypotheses that emerged will be consolidated in future Nights of Solidarity on a metropolitan scale. 

A cross-reference summary of the 5th Parisian and 1st Metropolitan Night of Solidarity accompanies the study.

Nuit de la solidarité de la Métropole du Grand Paris le 20 – 21 janvier 2022 – Infographie © Apur


Documents to download

  • Study

    "Nuit de la Solidarité" in the Greater Paris on 20th to 21st January 2022 – Assessment and future prospects of the experiment in nine voluntary Communal municipalities

    Format : pdf, 18.64 MB
  • Synthesis

    "Nuit de la Solidarité" in the Greater Paris on 20th to 21st January 2022 – 5th Night in Paris and 1st in the Metropolis

    Format : pdf, 5.52 MB

Maps to download

  • Map

    2598 homeless people met in Paris and 487 in the 9 participating municipal communes on the Metropolitan Night of Solidarity from 20th to 21st January 2022

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