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Construction of an airport on the island of Barbuda began without residents’ approval. A larger land grab looms; moves are afoot to revoke residents’ collective tenure and allocate land to private investors. »

Plenaria de la XXI Asamblea del pueblo maseual, totonaku y mestizo. Foto de Majloc Demon En el marco de la pasantía de la Alianza Internacional de Habitantes, se realizó del 19 al 20 de agosto, el Encuentro de los pueblos de oriente, en la ciudad de Tlapacoyan, Veracruz, que congrego a 53 municipios de Puebla, Veracruz, Hidalgo Tamaulipas, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosí, Estado de México y Ciudad de México, con una asistencia de 3500 ciudadanos comp... »

The general economic and political situation in Russia has made its impact upon the Russian housing and property markets, and hence, on all the others factors, including the ongoing struggle and forced evictions. »

Today on Human Rights Day, FEANTSA Youth is leading a coordinated action, along with youth, housing and human rights organisations from all over Europe, to draw attention to the growing problem of youth homelessness and housing exclusion in the EU. »

The 5th Urban Social Forum will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia and is a public, democratic, and inclusive space for the discussion and formulation of alternative and progressive ideas for our cities. The event invites civil society organizations, social leaders, community members, students and academics from all over Indonesia and beyond to gather and exchange experiences, build knowledge, and network with other le... »

On the morning of 27th November 400 officials – police, army and representatives of Indonesia’s state-owned airport developer PT Angkasa Pura I – arrived to survey land for New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) in the Temon District in the Kulonprogo Regency, on the south coast of central Java. An attempted land grab for the airport, and the courageous resistance of residents resisting forced eviction is documented in a video by Jogja Darurat Ag... »

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Demolition and forced eviction in Giza, Egypt (25 08 2015) On August 25, 2015, a demolition force from Giza governorate combined by police forces and bulldozers demolished the poor shacks located at Al Sudan Street and went into bloody clashes with the poor inhabitants who contested the demolition because most of the 300 families did not get alternative housing from the governorate.An international call for solidarity launched by the Egyptian... »

“Yes for a fair rent law that protects the right to housing for old tenants." Protest in Sassine square, Achrafieh, Beirut, 3 December 2014 (Image courtesy of sakanbeirut.wordpress.com) The Committee for the Rights of Tenants Laws has organized a march in Beirut, towards the Speaker's House in Ain el-Tineh on Wednesday 10 December to pressure on parliamentarians to withdraw the new law that liberalize old rent contracts before it goes in... »

Dans le cadre d’une mission de soutien, d’information et de sensibilisation, auprès de ces membres l’Union des Associations et des Coordinations d’Associations pour le Développement et la Défense des Droits des Démunies (UACDDDD) a dépêché du 22 au 24 février dernier une délégation dans 4 villages des 03 Communes du cercle de Kita se trouvant dans la forêt qui l’objet d’une convoitise énorme. Aujourd’hui, ils sont plus d’une centaine de villages qui sont m... »

Le Réseau Marocain Pour Le Logement décent membre de la Coalition marocaine pour la justice climatique, après une forte participation aux différentes activités dans les espaces alloués à la société civile au congrès de la cop 22 qui  a eu lieu entre le 7 et le 18 Novembre 2016 à Marrakech, confirme son attachement aux principes de la justice climatique et de continuer à les défendre sans régression, et de jouer un rôle de premier plan  au sein de... »

Photo credits @UCLG/Mark Schardan Local and regional leaders and housing policy experts met in Barcelona from 2-3 November to reaffirm their commitment to housing as a human right and share experiences on making it a reality. »

Around the world, towns and cities are standing up to defend human rights, democracy and the common good. The Fearless Cities summit will allow municipalist movements to build global networks of solidarity and hope in the face of hate, walls and borders.Join us in Barcelona for political debate, policy exchange, and practical workshops featuring mayors and councilors and municipalist movements that are transforming society from below.From Barcelona strengt... »

Vou aproveitar que colei grau ontem e fazer textão sobre a minha paixãozinha econômica: desigualdade e população de rua.Eu tive o privilégio de passar um ano inteirinho do meu primeiro estágio trabalhando com a Profa. Silvia Schor, uma das (se não a maior) referência desse país sobre a dimensão econômica da situação de rua. É ela que encabeçou todos os (bons) censos dessa população feitos em São Paulo desde 2000, já que o IBGE não contabiliza moradores de... »

"Homelessness prevention in the context of evictions": full report - final version Home is associated with safety, belonging, esteem and personal and child development. Housing and home are intertwined with health, poverty or wealth and opportunity in general. Eviction involves the involuntary removal of people from their homes, with many negative personal and social consequences, particularly for children.In EU Member States where evictions are... »

Os melhores votos de e para xs habitantes do campo e da cidade que R-Existem: que Lutam e Resistem para Existir, Sonhar, Amar, Vivir em Solidariedade, para Construir Pactos Sociais Alternativos para o Bom Viver, em Paz e Democracia!Os melhores votos contando com o seu apoio! »

Workers in the aftermath of the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP Millions of staff clean our streets and keep our cities moving. It’s time to recognise their contribution to the everyday fabric of our urban lives »