News Releases

Housing and Homelessness Delegation on the Rights of the Child at United Nations
May 17, 2022 - News Releases

90th Treaty Body Session – Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva, Switzerland, May 16-18th: Representatives from the Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network, Keepers of the … More


A Responsibility of all Governments: Protecting the right to housing in Canada
May 9, 2022 - Articles, News Releases

The National Right to Housing Network partnered up with the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) to produce a series of pamphlets reviewing the barriers and opportunities to advancing … More


Planning and Development Tools: Protecting the right to housing in Canada
April 28, 2022 - Articles, News Releases

The National Right to Housing Network partnered up with CERA to produce a series of pamphlets reviewing the barriers and opportunities to advancing the right to housing in Canada through policy. … More


What Budget 2022 means for the right to housing in Canada 
April 13, 2022 - Articles, News Releases

Though Budget 2022 is referred to as the “housing budget,” it certainly isn’t a right to housing budget—and that means already-marginalized folks will continue to bear the brunt of Canada’s … More


What is the “financialization” of housing? Statements before the federal Standing Committee on Finance
April 1, 2022 - Articles, News Releases

Since January 2022, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance has been studying inflation in the current Canadian economy. Over a series of meetings, they have heard from expert … More


Renovations and Upgrading: Protecting the right to housing in Canada
March 31, 2022 - News Releases

The National Right to Housing Network partnered up with CERA to produce pamphlets reviewing the extent to which the goals set out in the NHS are being met through a … More


Budgeting and Allocating Resources: Protecting the right to housing in Canada
March 4, 2022 - News Releases

The Government of Canada’s National Housing Strategy (NHS) commits to address the housing needs of the most vulnerable, promote community building and encourage partnerships to advance the right to housing. … More


10 days of what the #right2housing means for you
February 15, 2022 - Articles, News Releases

With the appointment of Canada’s inaugural Federal Housing Advocate, the National Right to Housing Network launched a 10-day social media campaign on what the #right2housing means for you.  During these … More


Canada appoints the long-awaited Federal Housing Advocate amid a worsening housing crisis
February 4, 2022 - Articles, News Releases

Today, housing and human rights advocates across the country celebrate Canada’s appointment of the long-awaited Federal Housing Advocate, Marie-Josée Houle—but over two years since the role was created via the … More


Just Released: A Literature Review on the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Housing
January 27, 2022 - News Releases

The National Housing Council identified the progressive realization of the right to adequate housing as one of its 3 priority areas for 2021 and 2022 and commissioned the National Right … More