To: Policy Makers/Central/Nation/Local Government

Access to shelter to become a human right

Access to shelter to become a human right

Alter/reform the wording in The Human Rights act, implementing the right to habitable shelter as a fundamental human right recognized in UK law where housing policy is concerned.

Why is this important?

To ensure all those residing in the UK have access to shelter which provides long term security, safety and structure, allowing for reduced stigma regarding social housing, grounding in rights for tenants and an environment where prosperity in education, employment, health and family life is plausible.

England

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