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Can the UN system reform how they are helping address housing, slums and urbanization?

September 14, 2017

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon once stated “Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities.” Yet, while the UN has made rhetorical

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The Future of UN-Habitat

August 25, 2017

In October 2016, the outcome document of the United Nations Habitat III conference, the new global strategy guiding development, housing security, and urbanization, was released. Known

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Tenure Security in Zambia: When Promoting the Right to Shelter Takes Bricks and Policy

August 23, 2017

As Habitat for Humanity Zambia began addressing Zambia’s affordable housing issues with Habitat’s usual building model, they discovered the huge challenge tenure insecurity posed in urban

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How Solid Ground is improving access to land in Honduras

Progress Updates in Honduras: Our Journeys to Housing and Shelter

July 29, 2017

Your efforts have impact! A decade ago, the housing crisis in Honduras looked insurmountable. Although the country’s Constitution establishes housing as a human right, it’s

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You can help to ensure participatory processes in Brazil.

July 7, 2017

Since the 1980s, Brazil has been improving its institutional and legal frameworks in alignment with the international human rights framework, moving towards tackling inequalities in urban

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