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Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, A/69/274, 7 August 2014

II. Brief history of the mandate

12. Through country mission reports and communications, attention was also paid to particular groups of people who have been disproportionately affected by inadequate housing and homelessness, such as persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples, children, migrants, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, Roma communities, and persons and communities living in situations of poverty and exclusion. The previous Rapporteurs also expressed concern about discrimination faced by ethnic and religious minorities and nomadic groups.

Link to full text of the report: Report-SRHousing-2014-eng