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Rathcoole Regeneration Group, supported by PPR, have welcomed the decision by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive to rent out 30 publicly owned but empty flats in their area to address housing need, but are insistent that much more needs to be done to fulfil housing rights obligations impacting their community.

For the last 3 years Footprints Women’s Centre and human rights organisation , Participation and the Practice of Rights have been working with women from the Colin neighbourhood who came together to tackle their concerns around the way in which the PSNI currently approach non-molestation orders...
Today the Equality Can’t Wait campaign, made up of homeless families living in hostels and substandard accommodation from across Belfast, delivered new research to housing authorities and elected representatives on available land and money to tackle the housing crisis.
Homeless Action Conference, 9th April 2015, 10am-3pm, Crescent Arts Centre, 2-4 University Road, Belfast Since late 2012 people living in Simon Community Northern Ireland accommodation projects have taken part in an initiative aimed at realising the human right to housing for people experiencing...
One year after the REAL JOBS NOW motion was passed with cross community political support at Belfast City Council, training and employment support organisations from across the city came together with Councillors from City Hall and the R2W group to discuss the urgent need to ensure full implementation of the REAL JOBS NOW! motion.
In October 2013, Belfast Mental Health Rights Group was awarded the Stephen Pittam Social Justice Award in recognition of their innovative and inspiring work. The award recognised the work of the group in mobilising others around mental health issues, their achievements in securing policy change...
The last 12 months have shown us again that, more often than not, the movement for positive social and economic change does not come from those in positions of power. Rather, it comes from people on the ground asserting their rights. Below is a sample of the remarkable progress PPR activists made...