Lobby to press politicians over referendum on right to home – The Irish Times

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“A new advocacy group launched on Wednesday will put pressure on politicians to commit to a referendum on inserting the right to a home into the Constitution.

Home for Good, which is being fronted by former Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay, is calling for the protection of the right to property to be “balanced” by the insertion of a new provision declaring that the right of citizens to a “decent, affordable and safe home is fundamental to the common good”.

It is being launched on Wednesday morning to coincide with the general election campaign in the hope that commitments will be made by political leaders to include the referendum in a programme for government……”