'Making money out of the homeless in Spain' (Ctxt.es, 18 Apr 2020)

  • '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

  • Summary:

    • 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