Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Return of the Rapporteur

Three years to the week since her six-city mission to the U.S., the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, returned to the U.S. to present her report on the financialization of housing to the UN … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence a Leading Cause of Homelessness for Women and Youth

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and it’s an important occasion for anyone concerned about homelessness.  As we note below, domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness—for women, in particular, as well as unaccompanied youth.  For many, the only … Continue reading

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Poverty & Politics: Three Things Obama and Romney Must Address Tonight

Join us on Twitter tonight, as Law Center Policy Director Jeremy Rosen “live-tweets” during the presidential debate at 9 pm EST.  Use hashtag #TalkPoverty. With the presidential election less than six weeks away, President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt … Continue reading

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