Poland

State of Housing Rights in Poland

The Right to housing is recognised by the Polish Constitution. Article 75 obligates the pubic authorities to pursue policies conducive to satisfying the housing needs of citizens, in particular combating homelessness, promoting the development of low-income housing and supporting social housing and the citizens’ efforts to obtain accommodation. Poland has signed, but not yet ratified the Revised European Social Charter on 25/10/2005.... More

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Adam Ploszka Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights a.ploszka(at)wpia.uw.edu.pl      

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Criminalisation

In Polish legislation all contacts between an authority and a citizen (in administrative, penal, tax or civil procedures) should be conducted in writing and delivered to the citizen’s home or work...

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