Housing Evolutions Hub


MatosinhosHabit-MH, EM implemented the Bank of Goods Program, which presents itself as a complementary social response, aiming to provide a better quality of life and well-being to residents in situations of economic and social vulnerability, promoting work in network, stimulating the circular economy and solidarity.


MatosinhosHabit-MH, E.M bases its action on the fundamental right to housing and is also responsible for projects for social development and integration and for the continuous improvement of the population’s quality of life, in addition to the management of the municipal building.
Aware of the current socio-economic and housing, Matosinhos Habit-MH, EM, has been adopting strategies of proximity to the community, in the adaptation and maintenance of the house, empowering and training families in their daily lives, in socio-community integration, and in improving personal and social skills.

Issues tackled

Actors involved

Actions carried out


The objectives proposed by the project have been achieved, with high participation of the community.
The expectations and subsequent satisfaction of the participants are evident, with formal public demonstrations and the positive manifestation.
Following the network, from March to April 2021, 4 local institutions and 5 citizens have already contributed with 59 equipments, having been supported 10 families and 9 local institutions with the total of 33 assets donated.

Why it works


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