Historic Human Rights Review Begins!
May 11, 2023 - 4:24 pm / News

For many years, advocates across Canada have been clear:

Homelessness is a policy choice.
Homelessness is a national disaster.
Homelessness is a human rights crisis.

But despite decades of political commitments, strategies, and action plans, homelessness continues to worsen. And it continues to worsen for women and gender-diverse people in ways that are distinct and disproportionate. … More

A Feminist Housing Budget?
April 13, 2022 - 9:42 pm / News

Budget 2022, referred to as “The Housing Budget,” committed over $14 billion dollars to housing – one-third of all new spending. The WNHHN celebrates all additional federal investments in affordable … More

The Right to Housing in Canada: Imagining an Inclusive Future
August 4, 2020 - 4:50 pm / News

“An intersectional lens must be used to ensure that the ‘right to housing’ inscribed in the national housing strategy act does not have exclusionary results.”

WNHHN Statement of Solidarity on Black Lives Matter
June 17, 2020 - 10:24 pm / News

The Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and all communities around the world who are demanding an end to anti-Black racism and racist … More

WNHHN endorses statement from CFOJA regarding tragedy in Nova Scotia
April 24, 2020 - 3:54 am / News

The Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice & Accountability (CFOJA) is profoundly saddened and disturbed by the violent killings of at least 22 women and men by a lone male, armed with guns, this past weekend across multiple communities in rural Nova Scotia. We hurt for our fellow Canadians, and particularly those in Nova Scotia, who are both directly and indirectly shattered and impacted by this violent massacre, including survivors, family members and friends of the victims as well as the communities in which the killings occurred.