‘They allowed the perfect storm’: UN expert damns New Zealand’s housing crisis

Special rapporteur says successive governments have contributed to what she called a ‘human rights crisis’

When Leilani Farha touches down in a new city, the first thing the UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing does is look up.

In Melbourne, Toronto, London and Dublin, the skies above are filled with cranes, Farha says, soaring across the skylineto construct new homes for their booming populations.

Continue reading…

Source :

‘They allowed the perfect storm’: UN expert damns New Zealand’s housing crisis