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Capitalism simply isn’t working and
here are the reasons why

Wall Street’s Land Grab: Firms Amass
Rental Empire, Ousting Tenants & Threatening New Housing Crisis

An overheated
market: “A wave of mortgage defaults could cause another British banking

To make housing affordable
requires more than tinkering around the edges

Technologies for low cost housing

Leilani Farha will
be the next United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing

Opinion piece: The
Right to the City: Strategic approach for the Post-2015 and the Habitat III
Global Agendas

Fellowship focused
on training and supporting young leaders in South America

Ottawa’s Leilani Farha named UN
special rapporteur

Global Tenant
Magazine, April 2014

Take action to help
the people of Temacapulín resist forced eviction

International Peer
Exchange: The 100,000 Homes Campaign

4th World Human
Rights Cities Forum: final statement, Gwangju Principles and thank you from
Korea Human Rights Foundation

Business and Human
Rights in Egypt: Report on a civil society meeting

New blog from the
Displacement Research & Action Network

Raquel Rolnik’s
mandate ends. Leilani Farha is the new rapporteur. – Newsletter #47

Asian Coalition for Housing Rights
(ACHR) e-news bulletin for January – May, 2014


Networks of local
governments and civil society launch a joint declaration about World Urban

HLRN Releases a
Handbook on “How to Respond to Forced Evictions” Independent Experts Condemn
State Impunity and Complicity

New Materials on
Security of Tenure in Several Languages – Newsletter # 46

Understanding and implementing the right to the city. Building just, democratic
and sustainable cities


Seminar: “The Arab Spring and Forced
Migration: A Winter That Waits For an End”

The 4th World Human
Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) 2014

United Nations
Economic and Social Council Meeting on Sustainable Urbanization


Call for International Meeting Moving towards the
implementation of the Right to the City at the Regional and International Level