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. 57/2018 *
Communication submitted by:J.S. et al.
Alleged victims:J.S. et al.
Date of communication:27 September 2018
Subject matter:Eviction for occupation without legal title
Substantive issue:Right to adequate housing
Article of the Covenant:11 (1)
1.On 27 September 2018, the authors submitted an individual communication to the Committee. On the same date, 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 them.
2.At its meeting on 22 February 2021, the Committee, having noted the authors’ request to withdraw the case on the ground that they had secured accommodation in social housing, decided to discontinue its consideration of communication No. 57/2018, in accordance with article 17 of its provisional rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol.