Housing crisis ‘a violation of the promises’ by successive governments – Human Rights Commissioner
New Zealand’s housing crisis is “a violation of the promises” made by governments over the years according to the Human Rights Commissioner.
‘They allowed the perfect storm’: UN expert damns New Zealand’s housing crisis
Special rapporteur says successive governments have contributed to what she called a ‘human rights crisis’.
Instead of Helping Homeless People, Cities Are Bussing Them Out of Town
“If you look at the logical extension of what’s going on, whether it’s a move-along law or one-way bus ticket, it’s ‘let’s erase people, let’s render them invisible.'”
With Oscar glory, ‘Parasite’ shines light on Seoul’s housing crisis
South Korean film “Parasite”, which became the first non-English language movie to win the Best Picture award at the Oscars, highlights the widening divide and lack of affordable housing in the capital Seoul, according to social analysts and academics.
UN report calls out Canada on ‘abhorrent’ housing conditions
A United Nations report is highlighting the role “abhorrent” housing conditions play in the poverty and exploitation that Indigenous people face in Canada and around the world.
Five questions with… the UN special rapporteur on the right to housing, Leilani Farha
Canadian lawyer Leilani Farha has become a global voice for the right to adequate housing. She chats with OpenCanada as a new documentary about her work screens internationally.
San Francisco or Mumbai? UN envoy encounters homeless life in California
Leilani Farha, UN special rapporteur on adequate housing, says ‘unacceptable’ squalor amid US wealth violates rights law.