Searching for Canada’s first Housing Advocate who can shape the right to housing
November 30, 2020 / Articles

The federal government is currently accepting applications for Canada’s first Federal Housing Advocate, with a deadline of December 30. This provides a tight timeline to ensure candidates with technical human … More


National Housing Council appointments missing lived experience and right to housing expertise
November 23, 2020 / News Releases

The National Right to Housing Network is concerned with gaps in the recently announced National Housing Council but intends to work collaboratively to progressively realize the right to housing in Canada.     Yesterday, the Government of Canada took the next step in implementing its … More


NRHN calls on provincial & territorial leaders to focus on right to housing
November 10, 2020 / Articles

The National Right to Housing Network is calling on the federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for human rights to focus on a right to housing. On November 9, we … More


We’re hiring: Communications & Marketing Advisor
October 5, 2020 / Articles

Join our team! One-year term contract / Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness & National Right to Housing Network Are you looking for meaningful work promoting an end to homelessness and … More


Survey Results: COVID-19, housing and homelessness
May 7, 2020 / Articles

Over the past month we’ve monitored, connected and shown solidarity for National Right to Housing Network (NRHN) partners across the country who are rallying together on critical right to housing … More


National Right to Housing Network Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
March 3, 2020 / Articles

Every five years (or so), Canada has the opportunity to address, on a global stage, how it is doing on the meaningful implementation of economic, social, and cultural rights through … More


National Right to Housing Network launches today to advance the progressive realization of the right to housing in Canada
February 6, 2020 / News Releases

Over 75 organizations and prominent Canadians launch the National Right to Housing Network with a mission to meaningfully implement and fully realize the right to housing for all. OTTAWA (February … More


Advocates Urge Independent Oversight and Human Rights Hearings in Forthcoming Legislation
November 26, 2018 / News Releases

On the first anniversary of Canada’s National Housing Strategy important questions remain about the federal implementation of the Right to Housing. CALGARY (November 26, 2018) –  Canada will fall short … More


Why are people destitute in Canada?
August 14, 2018 / News Releases

A group of over 170 organizations and prominent individuals have signed an open letter to Justin Trudeau — urging the government to follow up on its national housing strategy commitment to ensure “the right of every Canadian to access adequate housing.” 


Coalition urges federal government to table bill declaring housing a human right
August 14, 2018 / News Releases

The federal Liberal government needs to make good on its promise to declare housing a “fundamental human right” under Canadian law as part of its forthcoming national housing strategy, advocates for affordable housing said Tuesday.


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