17 12, 2021

Testimony of Eric Tars to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the Situation of the Right to Housing in the U.S., Dec. 16, 2021

2021-12-17T07:21:39-05:00

Testimony of Eric Tars, Legal Director National Homelessness Law Center Inter-American Commission on Human Rights December 16, 2021 Introduction Thanks to the Commissioners for granting this hearing and the U.S. Government for joining us. I am Eric Tars, the Legal Director at the National Homelessness Law Center (formerly the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty), which has advocated for more than three decades against the criminalization of homelessness and for housing as a human right. Unfortunately, the right to adequate housing is in crisis in the U.S. Even before the pandemic, the federal government was only meeting [...]

Testimony of Eric Tars to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the Situation of the Right to Housing in the U.S., Dec. 16, 20212021-12-17T07:21:39-05:00
23 09, 2021

Lawsuit Challenges Exclusionary Parking Laws Designed to Run Homeless Persons Out of Town

2021-12-17T06:10:37-05:00

Lawsuit Challenges Exclusionary Parking Laws Designed to Run Homeless Persons Out of Town FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karianna Barr Director of Development & Communications 202-638-2535 kbarr@nlchp.org (August 30, 2021, Washington, D.C.) – Last Friday, legal organizations in California and Washington joined to protect the constitutional rights of people living in vehicles by filing a brief as amici curiae with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Potter v. City of Lacey. The federal lawsuit challenges a City of Lacey, Washington law that prohibits parking recreational vehicles for more than four hours each day and authorizing [...]

Lawsuit Challenges Exclusionary Parking Laws Designed to Run Homeless Persons Out of Town2021-12-17T06:10:37-05:00
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