PRESS RELEASE by Right to the city UN Reporters: Rotterdam housing policy violates human rights United Nations hold Rotterdam to account for violations of the right to housing and non-discrimination by Rotterdam housing policy and NPRZ For the first time, a Dutch municipality is addressed by the UN about human rights violations. The Special Rapporteur on the right to
Get over the bridge before 14! Rotterdam – It is almost July 1. In that case, the statutory minimum wage is adjusted in line with inflation. This means an increase of ten whole cents for next year. To 9.82 euros per hour. Gross. Dear Rutte, this is still too much to die
Wouwermanstraat fire victims pressured to leave temporary housing UPDATE – evictions have been prevented and replacement housing has been offered to the affected residents. Read more at the bottom of the article. —————————————————————————- Exactly 4 weeks ago, 40 households lost their home in the Wouwermanstraat in The Hague after a devastating fire.
About the union
The Bond Precaire Woonvormen is set up to claim the housing rights of people who live in temporary, insecure, or too expensive housing. We fight for stable housing with housing security for everyone. The BPW organizes residents in solidarity networks and offers (legal) backup, both substantively and morally, for those who want to stand up for their rights. Since 2010, the Bond Precaire Woonvormen has been active as a volunteer association. Get involved!
Become a member
… and join the fight for housing rights!
Do you live temporarily, insecurely or too expensive? Do you have a question or problem and do you want to support the Bond Precaire Woonvorm (BPW) in the fight for stable and affordable housing? Then fill in the inquiry form. This form is only intended for residents with a question or problem. For general questions, use it Contact Form.