Housing

Cities for Adequate Housing : A call for action to ensure the right to housing

Local and regional governments are now demanding coordinated action to tackle speculation and the growing power of global corporations over real estate market and life in the contemporary city.

Right to Housing and Right to the City: cities from across the world come together to launch a common message

While national government representatives presented their commitments to implement SDG 11 in order to “achieve safe, sustainable and resilient cities” last week, member local governments of UCLG have come together to recall the crucial issue of housing and adopt an approach based on the Right to

Cities for adequate housing

Under the initiative of UCLG’s Co-President and Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, and within the framework of the debates that took place both in the Policy Council on the Right to the City and the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, the World Or

UCLG brings the voice of local and regional governments calling for human rights-based housing strategies at the UN Human Rights Council

“We are determined to put an end to privileges and change the regulatory framework. We must secure the Right to Housing as a key component of the Right to the City”.

Barcelona hosts global meeting on housing as a human right

Local and regional leaders and housing policy experts will meet in Barcelona to reaffirm their commitment to the Make the Shift initiative and explore concrete steps to guarantee the right to housing for all. 

Delegation from Durban goes to São Paulo for workshop on informal settlements upgrading

Between last July 28 and 30, a delegation composed of political representatives and technicians of the eTthekwini Municipality, as well as of representatives from the academia and civil society of Durban, visited the Housing Secretariat of the City of São Paulo (SEHAB).

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