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Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Housing

This report contains Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Adequate Housing, focusing on the key requirements of effective rights-based responses to emerging challenges to the right to housing.

Access to Justice for the Right to Housing

This report examines the critical issue of access to justice for the right to housing.

The Financialization of Housing

In response to the systems that treat housing as a commodity at the expense of people’s right to housing, States must redefine their relationship with private investors, international financial institutions and financial markets to reclaim housing as a human right.

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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.

Chile AL 5/2019

Chile AL 5/2019

Información recibida sobre la situación de las personas sin hogar en Chile. Alleged victims: 15,000.

Nigeria AL 02/2020

Nigeria AL 02/2020

Information received concerning the persons living in homelessness in Nigeria.
Alleged victims: 108,000,000.

Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Housing

Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Housing

This report contains Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Adequate Housing, focusing on the key requirements of effective rights-based responses to emerging challenges to the right to housing.

United States of America AL/USA 26/2019

United States of America AL/USA 26/2019

Information received concerning persons living in homelessness in the United States. Alleged victims: 1,500,000.

Croatia AL 3/2019

Croatia AL 3/2019

Information received concerning persons living in homelessness in Croatia. Alleged victims: 2,000.

Argentina AL 13/2019

Argentina AL 13/2019

Información recibida en relación con la situación de las personas sin hogar, la ausencia de una estrategia nacional para su atención, y la práctica de los desalojos forzosos en Argentina. Alleged victims: 15,253.

Bulgaria AL 2/2019

Bulgaria AL 2/2019

Information received concerning homelessness, discrimination with respect to housing, and the practice of forced evictions in Bulgaria. Alleged victims: 500,000.

Wincasa AL 58/2019

Wincasa AL 58/2019

Information received concerning the intended demolition of the Brunaupark housing complex in Zürich, owned by the Credit Suisse Pension Fund, which has reportedly been planned without transparency or consultation with affected residents, and which is to lead to their eviction from their homes, without any offer for adequate compensation or proximate relocation. Alleged victims: 240.

Switzerland AL 4/2019

Switzerland AL 4/2019

Information received concerning the intended demolition of the Brunaupark housing complex in Zürich, owned by the Credit Suisse Pension Fund, which has reportedly been planned without transparency or consultation with affected residents, and which is to lead to their eviction from their homes, without any offer for adequate compensation or proximate relocation. Alleged victims: 240.

Pension Fund of Credit Suisse Group AL 57/2019

Pension Fund of Credit Suisse Group AL 57/2019

Information received concerning the intended demolition of the Brunaupark housing complex in Zürich, owned by the Credit Suisse Pension Fund, which has reportedly been planned without transparency or consultation with affected residents, and which is to lead to their eviction from their homes, without any offer for adequate compensation or proximate relocation. Alleged victims: 240.

Credit Suisse AL 53/2019

Credit Suisse AL 53/2019

Information received concerning the intended demolition of the Brunaupark housing complex in Zürich, owned by the Credit Suisse Pension Fund, which has reportedly been planned without transparency or consultation with affected residents, and which is to lead to their eviction from their homes, without any offer for adequate compensation or proximate relocation. Alleged victims: 240.

Netherlands AL/04/2019

Netherlands AL/04/2019

Information received concerning the persons living in homelessness in the Netherlands. Alleged Victims: 39,300.

USA JOL USA/10/2019

USA JOL USA/10/2019

Concerns over structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets. Alleged victims: –

Sweden JOL SWE/1/2019

Sweden JOL SWE/1/2019

Concerns over structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets. Alleged victims: –

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