Right to Housing




"Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including ... housing.” Article 25 (1)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), 1948.


Right to Housing Fact Sheet

Learn about the right to housing in the U.S.

Right to Housing in the U.S. Quiz

Test your knowledge of housing in the U.S. with our downloadable quiz.

Take Action on Housing

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Lesson Plan: Barriers to the Right to Housing

In this lesson, students will use a crossword activity to better understand what defines adequate housing and the government's obligations in ensuring that right for all its people. 

Lesson Plan: The People Behind the Statistics

This lesson aims to put a human face on violations of economic and social human rights in the U.S. by focusing on the issues of education, hunger, housing, and health. Suitable for high school.