United Nations


Economic and Social Council

Distr.: General

7 April 2021


Original: Spanish

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Decision adopted by the Committee under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, concerning communication No. 66/2018 *

Communication submitted by:F.C. et al.

Alleged victims:F.C. et al.

State party:Spain

Date of communication:22 October 2018

Subject matter:Eviction for inability to pay rent

Substantive issue:Right to adequate housing

Article of the Covenant:11 (1)

1.On 22 October 2018, the authors submitted an individual communication to the Committee. That same day, the Committee registered the communication and requested the State party to take interim measures to suspend the eviction of the authors pending the consideration of the communication or to provide them with adequate alternative housing, in genuine consultation with the authors.

2.At its meeting of 22 February 2021, the Committee, having noted the authors’ request to set aside their communication because their “housing situation” had stabilized, decided to discontinue its consideration of communication No. 66/2018, in accordance with rule 17 of its provisional rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol.