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UN report lays bare the waste of treating homes as commodities
A massive shift of global capital investment has left homes empty and people homeless, argues Leilani Farha, UN special rapporteur for housing.
Source Dawn Foster, the guardian (03-06-2017)
 
 
Press Release. HLRN Commends India Mission Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing
Source HIC-HLRN (03-01-2017)
 
 
HIC's Statement at the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council
Statement delivered by Álvaro Puertas, HIC General Secretary.
Source Habitat International Coalition (03-01-2017)
 
 
How will Mexico City pay for its new ‘right to the city’ guarantee?
Source Emilio Godoy, Citiscope (02-23-2017)
 
 
USA: Tenants Mobilize for 2018 People`s Budget
Source National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) (02-21-2017)
 
 
An invitation to enter the World Habitat Awards 2017-18
Over the years, a large range of excellent habitat projects were identified in the countries of the global North and the global South. These projects of different sizes and shapes tackle a wide range of housing issues. From the very beginning, the focus has been not only on the identification of good housing practices but also in the sharing of knowledge and experience to others who can transfer them in their own situations.
Source Building and Social Housing Foundation (02-06-2017)
 
 
What should be new U.N. Secretary-General Guterres’s urban priorities?
Five views on what the former Portuguese prime minister needs to focus on as he takes over as head of the United Nations.
Source Gregory Scruggs, Citiscope (01-16-2017)
 
 
HIC Compilation on Habitat III
Messages, activities, documents, videos and articles on Habitat III by HIC's Members and Allies
Source HIC-GS (01-05-2017)
 
 
India. Press Release: ‘Housing for All’?
Over 33,000 Homes Demolished in Urban India between 2015 and 2016; RTI Reveals only 2,776 Houses Built under PMAY–Urban in 2015–16
Source HIC-HLRN SA (12-23-2016)
 
 
Urgent Action to stop double persecution against Shuar communities and Accion Ecologica NGO in Ecuador
Send your signature to Maristella Svampa maristellasvampa@yahoo.com
Source NGO Acción Ecológica (12-22-2016)
 
 
   
 


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