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What is a right to housing? Would it help address the housing crisis if we put it in the constitution? Should we have a referendum? What are the challenges facing homeless families in trying to find a home? In this Reboot Republic Podcast we talk to leading human rights lawyer with the Mercy law Resource Centre, Rebecca Keatinge.
Rebecca eloquently outlines the real answers to these critical questions. Drawing on her extensive experience in immigration and human rights law, having worked previously for the International Organisation for Migration & the UN, Rebecca lays out the the reality you don’t see in any Homelessness Statistic. The Mercy Law Resource Centre provides free legal advice and representation to those at risk of homelessness, in the areas of social housing and social welfare law.
You can find out more about their crucial work and support them at: http://www.mercylaw.ie/about-mlrc/support-mlrc.18.html
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