In the wake of the visit to Northern Ireland by UN Special Rapporteur, Raquel Rolnik, PPR’s Director of Policy, Nicola Browne asks where to now for housing? Nicola can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org Much heat has been generated, but not much light shed, around the work of the UN Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate…Continue reading Housing, the UN and Northern Ireland – Where to now?
VIDEO: ‘Small Places’ and the right to adequate housing – Nicola Browne
In advance of Minister Nelson McCausland’s announcement last week (see previous post by Kate Ward) that he plans to break up the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Nicola Browne of the Participation and Practice of Rights (PPR) organisation reflected on poverty and housing in north Belfast when she took the speaker’s mic at the RightsNI Live…Continue reading VIDEO: ‘Small Places’ and the right to adequate housing – Nicola Browne
Dismantling the NIHE & the Housing Strategy for Northern Ireland; are we ‘Facing the Future’ or Reliving the Past?
Today Minister Nelson McCausland announced plans to dismantle the Northern Ireland Housing Executive stating that: “My Department will have responsibility for overall Housing Strategy, policy, legislation and funding – setting the strategic vision for housing in Northern Ireland and developing the policies which underpin that vision.” This development begs the question ‘What will be the…Continue reading Dismantling the NIHE & the Housing Strategy for Northern Ireland; are we ‘Facing the Future’ or Reliving the Past?