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National Housing Strategy Act

National Housing Strategy Act (S.C. 2019, c. 29, s. 313)

 It is declared to be the housing policy of the Government of Canada to:

  • recognize that the right to adequate housing is a fundamental human right affirmed in international law;
  • recognize that housing is essential to the inherent dignity and well-being of the person and to building sustainable and inclusive communities;
  • support improved housing outcomes for the people of Canada; and
  • further the progressive realization of the right to adequate housing as recognized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.