Incorporating the Right to Housing

Shelter Scotland’s overview on housing as a human right is available here.

Click here to read Shelter’s report, written by Lisa Borthwick, on what the right to housing means in the Scottish context.

From 2015 to 2019, the Scottish Human Rights Commission ran a project, using a rights-based approach to empower tenants in Edinburgh to tackle housing problems. You can read the full report on the project here. Click here to watch a short video.

The Scottish Human Rights Commission has also published a report on the implications of Covid-19 on the right to housing in Scotland. Click here to read the report.

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