The author in this article would give some suggestions about the process of building a sense of belonging to a territory. In her argument she tries to connect the housing, the public, the citizenship. Infact, the public thing could be an unexpected output from some type of processes of public houses in disuse selfreclaiming and it could be read as a manifestation of the “right of the city”. The research field is the housing policies and the frame is the strong interaction between the physical and social dimensions of a territory.
Keywords: Housing, partecipation, citizenship, practices, city, pubblic.