New Zealand Housing Crisis Sparks Human Rights Investigation

A view of personal items of a homeless person living on the sides of busy streets in Wellington, New Zealand, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Praveen Menon

New Zealand’s housing crisis is having a “punishing impact” on marginalised communities and leaving many people homeless, the human rights commission said on Monday as it launched an inquiry into the country’s red-hot property market.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Praveen Menon; Editing by Michael Perry