Video Duration 47 minutes 30 seconds
From: Witness

Push: The Global Housing Crisis

Leilani Farha leads an investigation into the global housing crisis for the United Nations.

Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities across the world. Incomes are not.

This is not gentrification, it is a different kind of monster.

Push sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unliveable cities and an escalating crisis that affects everyone.

The film follows Leilani Farha while she is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, as she travels the globe trying to understand who is being pushed out of the city.

“I believe there’s a huge difference between housing as a commodity and gold as a commodity. Gold is not a human right, housing is,” says Farha.