Dr Jessie Hohmann's report and quote in The Guardian 'UK housing crisis 'in breach of human rights'
The UK is in breach of its own United Nations human rights commitment to provide people with adequate homes because the housing crisis is so serious, according to a report authored by QMUL’s Dr Jessie Hohmann.
“Since the 1980s we have lost any concept of housing’s social function, and that is why protest movements are gaining ground. Without decent housing, you can’t experience an adequate life in society, but now housing is seen just as an asset,” she said.
- Read the full article UK housing crisis 'in breach of human rights' on The Guardian website.
- Download Dr Jessie Hohmann's report Protecting the Right to Housing in England: A Context of Crisis [PDF 832KB]