On 21 March 2022, Global Director Leilani Farha delivered these comments to the Canadian Standing Committee on Finance regarding the need for government intervention to curb the financialization of housing and protect affordable housing as a human right.
The following is a summary of the different housing platforms being put forward by local candidates in the upcoming elections. Please note that this is written in Dutch.
In January of 2022 we wrote a letter to local government officials in Canada, urging them to take swift action to protect people living in homelessness from below-freezing temperatures and a new strain of COVID-19.
If you want to help make the shift, you can follow us on social media, and use the hashtag #maketheshift when promoting your right to housing events and statements.