The EU parliament has adopted a report that calls for decent housing to be a fundamental right and for measures to prevent homelessness.
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According to the report "Overview of Housing Exclusion 2020" by the Foundation Abbé Pierre and FEANTSA around 700,000 people face homelessness every night in the European Union, representing a 70% increase in ten years.
Andreas Culora from RAND Europe explains how housing quality is linked to the well-being and overall development of children. He stresses that the Member States have a number of policy levers in place to protect the housing rights of children.
Housing has become the frontline defense against the Covid-19. Leilani Farha, Global Director of "The Shift" calls on governments around the world to stop forced evictions.