Portugal

State of Housing Rights in Portugal

Housing rights are guaranteed by both law and Constitution which states that “everyone shall have the right for himself and his family to a dwelling of adequate size satisfying standards of hygiene and comfort and preserving personal and family privacy” (Art. 65 Paragraph 1). In terms of the Council of Europe, Portugal has ratified the Revised European Social Charter on 30/05/2002, accepting all of its 98 paragraphs, including the... More