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Tenants Win Victories on Capitol Hill, Demand that Washington Does More to Prevent Mass Displacement
The National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) has called on Congress and the McCain and Obama campaigns to do more to protect more than 5 million low income families aided by federal HUD subsidy programs and millions more in foreclosed homes affected by the banking crisis
Ecuador's new Constitution includes several housing-related rights
3 October 2008: Ecuador recently ratified a new Constitution including the right to housing, the right to the city, and the right to water and sanitation.
No harmony without inclusion
The following statement was issued today in Geneva by the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, on the occasion of World Habitat Day
HIC NEWS Special Edition
HIC Statement Housing and Land Rights Day Campaign 2008
Joining forces worldwide in initiative: Act Together – Housing for All!
Launching of HIC "Act together Housing for all" Campaign 2008
Let's participate to the new Campaign for Housing and Land Rights
Afro-Descendent Communities Bring Petition Against Brazil under International Labour Organisation Indigenous Rights Mechanism, for Systemic Violations of Land Rights
The Geneva-based Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) provided legal support to the organizations. The Communication was presented in September to the International Labour Standards Department of ILO in Geneva.
COHRE: Bulletin on Housing Rights and the Right to the City in Latin America, third edition
This edition provides articles on the Constitutional Reform of Ecuador (by Gerardo Pisarello); the Urban Land Committees and the land regularisation process in Venezuela (by Ada Colau); and an analysis of the new law for territorial regulation in the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (by Graciela Dede), among other items of interest.
UN-HABITAT Global Land Tool Network E-Forum
The UN-HABITAT Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) has launched an online discussion to identify a set of criteria that will ensure that large scale land tools address the realities that women face in their daily lives and that these tools include women in their development and implementation.
Indonesia : Another eviction took place in Jakarta
The eviction was carried out by 5000 troops consist of Jakarta Public Order Officer (Satpol PP) and convoyed by the police officer. The troops equipped with hard tools managed to evict 6000 poor people who has live there, on the land sized 26,5 hectares, for the last 3 years.

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