Definition: Accommodation (function social exclusion n.e.c.)
Shelter and board provided to destitute or vulnerable people, where these services cannot be classified under another function. This may be short term in reception centres, shelters and so on or on a more regular basis in special institutions, boarding houses, reception families and so on.
This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual.
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011