Draft Guidelines on The Right to a Decent Home

Cover of The Right to a Decent Home

The Human Rights Commission has released draft guidelines on the right to a decent home in Aotearoa/Aratohu tika tangata ki te whai whare rawaka i Aotearoa. You can view them here, on the Human Rights Commissions website. The purpose of the Guidelines is to clarify for individuals and communities, local and national government, what the right to a decent home means. Their aim is to provide a clear, firm framework upon which to build. This will represent a significant step towards enabling human rights to deepen and strengthen robust housing initiatives.

The Human Rights Commission is looking for feedback and you have until Monday the 21st December to provide it to them, you can email them on righttoadecenthome@hrc.co.nz or call them on 0800 496 877. They are going to be having Zoom feedback sessions too, contact them if you would like to attend one of these.

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