'Making money out of the homeless'
Original title in Spanish: El negocio de las personas sin hogar
By Gorka Castillo. Published in Ctxt.es on 18 April 2020
Over the last years, in Spain investment funds have been buying companies that were providing services to the homeless after a wave of privatisation. In Spain, Corpfin Capital now manages the Samur Social and "the majority" of shelter centres, according to the article. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, these service providers were not able to properly deal with the crisis.
Keywords: homeless, social services, privatisation, Madrid, Spain, investment funds, Corpfin Capital