“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”.
2 March 2018. Geneva, Switzerland.
By Paula Marques and Laia Ortiz, Brad Lander
Housing councilors from New York, Barcelona and Lisbon demand a greater commitment from national governments to tackle speculation
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.
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).