Right To Housing

About US

Right to Housing is a Kampala based non-profit, non-partisan, indigenous public policy and rights based non-governmental organization with a major thrust of our work on the quest for the full realisation of the right to adequate housing in Uganda, protection and promotion of land rights for all, preservation and promotion of our community property and heritage rights, sustainable urban development including transport infrastructure, housing, energy, water, environment, climate change, livelihoods and alternative dispute settlement and/or legal representation for the vulnerable and economically and socially challenged in our communities.

OUR VISION.

Being the leading Advocates for individual and community land rights and their attendant contribution towards the realization of the right to adequate housing in Uganda.

OUR MISSION.

To mobilise communities for the acquisition, promotion and protection of land rights to deliver  housing, shelter, settlements, livelihoods including access to water, energy, food, healthcare and a clean and healthy environment.

SHORT TERM GOAL.

Advocating for  community’s acquisition, promotion and protection of land rights and the realization of the right to adequate housing in Uganda.

MEDIUM TERM GOAL.

To mobilise citizen’s towards the planning and development of ideas for the financing, assembly of resources and logistics for acquisition of land for the much needed delivery of housing units, shelters and settlements for livelihoods sustenance through a housing cooperative.

LONG TERM GOAL.

Establishment of sustainable infrastructure for delivery of housing units, Land Justice through a Housing, Shelter and Settlements litigation and mediation Institution, financing framework/institution for land, housing, shelter and settlements, and a framework  instrument with an existing Training Institution for the delivery of capacity building in critical areas of land and housing rights.

OUR VALUES.

  • Respect for human rights and the dignity of all.

  • Commitment to promotion and protection of land and housing rights.

  • Innovative and disruptive approaches and processes to financing and delivery of housing.

  • We cooperate as we compete for ideas, products and services.

 

OUR PHILOSOPHY.

Self-initiative first and fast.

OUR EXPECTATIONS FROM GOVERNMENT.

Transparency, accountable leadership and good governance of the Lands and Housing Sector.

OUR EXPECTATIONS FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR.

The realisation that there are finite resources for all if only we can play fair and use them sustainably.

OUR EXPECTATIONS FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY SECTOR.

Collaborations, knowledge sharing, dialogue and demonstrable leadership.

OUR EXPECTATIONS FROM DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS.

Support in technical assistance and capacity building, sharing of experiences unique or similar to our country and community circumstances and benchmarking best practices from leading innovators.

OUR EXPECTATIONS FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD.

Land and Housing Rights are universal to humanity and a global challenge to all of us that calls for global partnerships and ventures.

THEMES.

2019: Changing attitudes for the right mindset towards housing, shelter and settlements.

2020: Mobilising and Assembling Sustainable Infrastructure for Financing Land Acquisition, and Delivery of Housing, Shelter and Settlements.

SLOGANS.

2019: Building Consensus for land and housing rights, shelter and settlements.

2020: Identifying the Resilient for Action Oriented Engagement and Delivery of Housing, Shelter and settlements.

Tag-lines:

2019: debates on housing policy have denigrated into shouting matches merely about ethics, values and rights, polarised debates where socialism is regarded glorious and capitalism disastrous.

Archimedes Muzenda in Dystopia: How the tyranny of specialists destroy Africa.

2020: Affordable housing brings stability, economic diversity and improves the physical quality of the neighborhood. John Woods QuotesHD.com