Date of the ruling (Decision on the merits): 23 October 2017
Jurisdiction: European Committee of Social Rights - Council of Europe
Legal basis: Violation of Article 16 on the right to the family to social, legal and economic protection.
Results and key consequences of the case: The decision found that Ireland had failed to take sufficient and timely measures to ensure the right to housing of an adequate standard for many families living in local authority housing across the country. The Committee found Ireland in violation of Article 16 of the Revised Social Charter, which protects the right of the family to social, legal and economic protection, including the provision of family housing.
To read the full case: http://hudoc.esc.coe.int/eng?i=cc-110-2014-dmerits-en
Council of Europe - Committee of Social Rights - European Social Charter
Article 16 - The right of the family to social, legal and economic protection
Quality of housing