Denmark

State of Housing Rights in Denmark

The Right to housing is not constitutionally guaranteed, nor is it included in national law. However, local authorities have the right to allocate up to one in every four vacant dwellings in public housing to persons in need of housing. This excludes public housing designated as youth residences or elderly housing.    Under paragraph 59 of the Danish Public Housing Act, each municipality assesses whether a person is eligible for a... More

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