Testimony of Maria Foscarinis, Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, one of two
bodies in the inter-American system for promoting and protecting human
rights, held a hearing to evaluate compliance with the basic human right to
housing by the largest nations of the Western hemisphere.NLCHP,
residents of public housing, and other advocates requested the hearing before
the international body. Maria Foscarinis, Executive Director of NLCHP, presented testimony on behalf of the
millions of U.S. citizens without adequate shelter.