International Union of Tenants: International Tenants’ Day

International Union of Tenants, IUT has chosen the theme: “Covid recovery, climate, and construction” for the International Tenants’ Day 2021. The theme reflects our hope for covid-19 pandemic recovery, a renewed emphasis, and solutions for the climate crisis together with the construction of affordable housing for all.

For more than a year the COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive human and economic harm on a global scale. The pandemic continues to change our ways of living, and the recovery will require immense investments, financially and on a human level. The housing sector as a result is subject to the same challenges as before the pandemic – just even deeper and more severe. Tenants, as a vulnerable group on the housing market, are facing evictions and rent arrears.

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