Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, A/HRC/10/7/Add.3, 17 February 2009: Canada
IV. CONCERNS RELATED TO ADEQUATE HOUSING
50. Despite the legal prohibition of discrimination with respect to housing, investigations into social and private housing in Canada reveal the persistence of discrimination against some groups, including on the basis of race, country of origin, sex, age, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, disability and social condition (including poverty and reliance on social assistance).
Link to full text of the report: Report-SRHousing-Canada-2009-eng
- 1. CMHC, State of Knowledge on Housing Discrimination, Socio-economic Series 104, May 2002, http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/pdf/62781.pdf.↵