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Report on the Financialization of Housing

Report on the Financialization of Housing

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha, on the financialization of housing.

The Right to Housing for residents of informal settlements

The Right to Housing for residents of informal settlements

Model Emergency Housing Legislation: Protecting the right to housing during Covid-19

Model Emergency Housing Legislation: Protecting the right to housing during Covid-19

Through this project, The Shift, in partnership with Open Society Justice Initiative and other human rights defenders, are urging governments around the world to use the basic legal provisions outlined in the model legislation to prompt and guide the development of domestic laws to ensure access to housing for all.

A National Protocol for Homeless Encampments in Canada: A Human Rights Approach

A National Protocol for Homeless Encampments in Canada: A Human Rights Approach

The Principles outlined in this Protocol are based in international human rights law, and the recognition that encampment residents are rights holders and experts in their own lives. The Protocol is intended to assist governments in realizing the right to adequate housing for this group.

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