Leilani Farha

Leilani Farha is the Global Director of The Shift, an international movement to secure the right to housing. She previously served as an Executive Director of Canada Without Poverty and the United Nations special rapporteur on the right to housing (2014- 2020). In her tenure as Special Rapporteur, she has focused on economic inequality and an absence of effective political representation for the poor as causes of homelessness or inadequate accommodation.


Affordable Housing is a Human Right

Leilani Farha, global housing expert, explains the housing crisis, how to alleviate it, and why housing should be viewed as a fundamental human right.

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