By Alain Couderc, Lawyer (Lyon)
On November 19th 2015, the report "An Overview of Housing Exclusion in Europe 2015" was released by Fondation Abbé Pierre and FEANTSA.
Date of the ruling (Decision on the merits) : October 20th 2009
Jurisdiction : European Committee of Social Rights - Council of Europe
Legal basis : Article 31 (right to housing), Article E (non-discrimination), Article 17 (right of children and young persons to social, legal and economic protection) of the Revised European Social Charter.
Date of the ruling : October 1st 2015
Jurisdiction : European Court of Human Rights
Legal basis : Article 8 (right to respect for private and family life) and Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) of the European Convention of Human Rights.
The Alimanovic case concerns a Swedish woman and her daughter who had worked in Germany less than a year, then lost their jobs. They sought a particular benefit in Germany, and the national court asked the CJEU if they were entitled to it.
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