Rights watchdog says separated father refused social housing with space for children 'suffered rights violation'

A separated father-of-three who was deemed ineligible for social housing with space for his children suffered a violation of his rights, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said.

Published 8 November 2019

Senator calls for clarity on Attorney General's role following blocked housing legislation

The role of the Attorney General should be clarified in light of research showing that at least a dozen housing bills were blocked due to an "extremely restrictive" interpretation of the Constitution, a senator has said.

Published 3 September 2019

Constitutional right to property 'contributing to the housing crisis'

The constitutional right to property is contributing to the housing crisis by preventing "radical and innovation" legislation on the matter, a senator has said.

Published 2 September 2019

Beauchamps housing team recognised with public sector award

The specialised housing team at Beauchamps has won recognition at the Public Sector Magazine Excellence in Business Awards 2019.

Published 23 August 2019

Human rights commission's report highlights housing discrimination

Housing discrimination has been highlighted in a report by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission in its Annual Report.

Published 24 June 2019