Habitat International Coalition [HIC] Law and Legal Definition
The Habitat International Coalition (HIC) is an international non-profit organization working in housing and human settlements. The HIC was established by the United Nations. The HIC has members in 117 nations in five continents.
The U.S. is also an active member of the HIC and has aided about five million families with their housing needs.
The following are the functions of the HIC:
1.Implementing the human rights linked to housing and habitat;
2.Providing clean water and sanitation;
3.Providing a healthy environment;
4.Providing access to public goods and services (e.g., health, education, transport and recreation;
5.Providing access to livelihood and social protection;
6.Improving housing conditions and resolving housing needs.
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