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Viejas casonas demolidas sobre Boyacá con Salamina Encuadrados entre la calle Colombia y la Avenida de Greiff y entre la carrera Cundinamarca y la Avenida del Ferrocarril, sobreviven los pocos residentes que aún quedan oriundos del barrio San Benito, el más antiguo e histórico de la ciudad y el que presenta mayor grado de degradación junto con el vecino, Estación Villa. Afronta un lento pero pernicioso proceso de gentrificación [1]   y... »

O Relatório do Tribunal Internacional de Despejos sobre casos de comunidades brasileiras expulsas de seus territórios analisados em denúncia realizada durante o Fórum Social Mundial, ocorrido em março deste ano, em Salvador (BA).Outra justiça é possível. »

Colectivos por el derechos a la vivienda presentan la Guía “Defendiendo el hogar”, un documento fruto de más de 50 desahucios paralizados en 2018 gracias a la intervención del Comité DESC de las Naciones Unidas, cuyos tratados fueron ratificados por España y entraron en vigor en 2013. »

Venice, Italy, 09/11/18 A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Giovanni Andrea Martini, President of Venice municipality, and Kim Tae-suk, President of Jeju province (South Korea), in order to cooperate in the struggle against the touristification. »

Resisting evictions at Gardanibagh Rd. no. 11 (11.07.18) Chronicle and reflections on popular resistance from July to September 2018 against thousands of evictions, hidden product of the construction of smart cities. The battle continues. »

Hyderabad Bastee People’s Federation after wide consultation among all stake holders have formulated the attached Manifesto on behalf of almost sixty Lakh working class people living in slums in Urban Telangana. The Manifesto is released on 06/10/2018 at Somajiguda Press Club. It is expected that all political parties coming to seek the votes of the Urban working class people will include these demands as part of their Party Manifestos for the coming Elect... »


At least 63 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, during the month of November, displacing at least 42 people- including 19 children- and affecting a further 687 people, including 196 children. Inside Israel, in the Naqab desert, Israeli forces demolished the unrecognised Bedouin village al-Aragib for the 136th time. »

Photo: Aref Daraghmeh, B’Tselem At least 29 structures were demolished by Israeli forces in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) in the month of September, displacing 51 people - including 23 children - and affecting a further 79 people, including 54 children. In addition, two families from East Jerusalem self-demolished their homes. Inside Israel, in the Naqab desert, Israeli forces demolished the unrecognised Bedo... »

Nel contesto della Giornata Internazionali dei Migranti, la Rete Marocchina Per l’Alloggio Dignitoso (Réseau Marocain Pour le Logement Décent-RMLD), membro attivo dell’Alleanza Internazionale degli Abitanti (IAI) e membro fondatore della Coalizione Marocchina de la Giustizia Climatica, organizza “Migranti e diritto alla casa”, sabato 22 dicembre 2018 nella sede dell’ Associazione degli affari social di donne e uomini e degli insegnanti a Rabat. »

Organized by UCLG-A in Marrakesh, Morocco from 20 to 24 November 2018, Africities VIII is the most important continental gathering for local governments. The IAI will participate to strengthen the voice of the inhabitants in this dialogue, by organizing on 23/11 the Meeting “Towards the construction of a Mediterranean Network of Inhabitants” to give answers to the request for freedom to reside and circulate residents of this common sea. »

Mediante el Decreto de Defensa de la Vivienda del Parque Público Residencial, la comunidad autónoma veta expresamente la venta de una vivienda propiedad de cualquier administración pública a personas jurídicas. »

Last Sunday, 15 July, UCLG and its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights co-organized a special session on the Right to Housing as a preview of the Local and Regional Governments’ Forum held in parallel to the High Level Political Forum (New York, 15-18 July), in partnership with the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). »

Baltimore's aging infrastructure has drawn increasing attention from private water companies seeking to take over management of parts of the city systems. »

The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant. »

People living in informal settlements, that is more than 850 million people worldwide and one quarter of the global urban population, are disproportionally affected, but their needs are underrepresented in national and local climate policies, also within the international climate community. We have attended the Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland , to further the widely ignored discussions about the nexus between the right to housing and... »

Our desires and purposes of / for the inhabitants of rural and urban area who R- Exist: who recognize and develop their rights breaking boundaries, building bridges and taking care of our planet, generating and strengthening unity and solidarity!We wish you the very best while counting on your commitment and support! »