As BRACED project ends, informal settlements in Portmore will continue to see long-lasting benefits

June 20, 2019

In March 2019 the BRACED project, or Building Resilience and Capacities for Emerging Disasters, led by Habitat for Humanity in Jamaica which sought to increase disaster

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Working towards safe, sustainable, resilient and thriving communities

May 9, 2019

Habitat for Humanity recognizes that some of the most precarious housing conditions and levels of poverty and fragility occur in informal settlements which contributes to poor

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Land Tenure Rights: A key strategy to guaranteeing the right to housing in Brazil

April 3, 2019

In the center of one of Brazil’s most expensive neighborhoods is a small favela where residents have been fighting and often losing the battle against eviction

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Five principles for securing tenure

March 14, 2019

Secure tenure is one of Solid Ground’s four campaign subthemes. Security of tenure is the right to feel safe in one’s own home and to not

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The Importance of Women's Rights in Land

March 7, 2019

Women’s voices are underrepresented in politics and strategic decision making, meaning that issues disproportionately affecting women require more advocacy, more attention and more awareness raising. Around

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Quem Mora Lá - Trailer

Who Lives There: Documentary about families facing eviction

January 31, 2019

Trailer with English sub-titles here Quem Mora Lá , or Who Lives There , is a feature-length documentary telling the story of families who live in

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Leading the way towards fair rentals in Argentina

December 13, 2018

Habitat para la Humanidad Argentina was part of a consortium of civil organizations promoting a change in rental law, impacting 1 million people living in Buenos

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Housing and Land as a priority for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific states

November 9, 2018

This year, Habitat for Humanity is taking a close look at how the European Union prioritizes issues of land and housing in its development agendas with

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Land Based Financing – Creating value of informal settlements

November 8, 2018

With the aim of promoting sustainable resilience to disasters among urban communities through increased access to secure land tenure, Habitat for Humanity and partners are implementing

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Habitat Brazil’s Innovative Advocacy for Sustainable Urbanization

October 25, 2018

Across downtown neighborhoods in Brazil sit thousands of empty buildings, many abandoned or underused for decades while owing millions in property taxes. Meanwhile, Brazil is facing

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