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Homeless International
UN-Habitat is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities, with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. It is therefore the...
Homeless International
UN-Habitat is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities, with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. It is therefore the...
Lauren Nussbaum
The following document examines the relationship between HIV/AIDS and housing instability in various communities, cities, and nations across the globe. The majority of the text was provided by advocates working on the ground in their communities and...
World Habitat
This Impact Report outlines the successes and challenges of the first three years of the European End Street Homelessness Campaign – a network of cities sharing experiences to tackle street homelessness in their local areas. Through this campaign,...
Habitat Services, WoodGreen Community Services
Overwhelmingly, around the world, bed bugs are back. Between the 1970s and 2000, reports of bed bug infestations across the western world were few and far between. Today they are increasingly common. Cities around the world are facing...
Michael Kelly
PATH Consumer Provider Network member, and liaison to the PATH Data Advisory Committee, Michael Kelly, is a peer provider at Housing for New Hope in North Carolina. In this article he recounts his story from sitting outside a bagel shop without a...
Rooftops Canada
Together with the União de Movimento de Moradia em Alagoas (UMM, Brazil), National AIDS Housing Coalition (USA), Red Habitat (Bolivia) and CONGEH (Cameroon) Rooftops Canada hosted a networking event at the WUF 5, held in Rio De Janeiro,...
A.A. Gadit
According to the United Nations, "absolute homelessness" describes the condition of people without physical shelter who sleep outdoors, in vehicles, abandoned buildings or other places not intended for human habitation. "...
In 1998, the homelessness advocacy group Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (TDRC) declared homelessness to be a national disaster. The State of Emergency Declaration was released in October 1998 and immediately endorsed by individuals, community...
The Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF)
The rapid rise in homelessness, evident across much of Europe, should give us cause for concern. In a recent Housing Europe report it was suggested that ‘the number of people experiencing homelessness has increased in all [EU] countries under review...
Volker Busch-Geertsemaa, Dennis Culhane, Suzanne Fitzpatrick
There is no globally agreed definition of homelessness. Even within countries, the topic can be contentious. At the same time, we know we can’t measure and solve a problem we can’t define, so in 2015 IGH made developing shared language on...
Syafiee Shuid
Since Habitat I in 1976, the housing provision system in Malaysia have gone through various phases to keep pace with country's political economy changes and globalization as promoted by the international agencies such as the World Bank and...