State of Housing Rights in Finland

The right to housing is enshrined in the Finnish Constitution which includes a right to accommodation if life or health is in danger without arranged accommodation. The Constitution 6 § does not allow any discrimination due to origin. Finland has successfully implemented a strategy to reduce long-term homelessness. Between the years 2008 and 2015, the Government’s Programme managed to decrease long-term homelessness by 35% and 2015... More