Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha, on the financialization of housing.
In April 2020, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing Leilani Farha and Dr. Kaitlin Schwan released A National Protocol on Homeless Encampments: A Human Rights Approach. The Protocol, based in international and domestic human rights law, outlines eight Principles to guide governments in their responses to homeless encampments.
This Handout, Homeless Encampments & Your Human Rights, is for people living in encampments in Canada. It outlines residents’ human rights and how governments are obliged to respect them. Download and freely distribute!
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