The establishment of a Charter of Rights offers the opportunity for the governments on this
island to endorse agreed measures for the protection of the fundamental human rights.
This joint submission by the of the Simon Communities of Ireland and the Simon Community
of Northern Ireland intends to reinforce to the respective Human Rights Commissions the
inalienable right that people within the two jurisdictions have to adequate Housing. This
joint submission intends to reflect that the right to housing has no national, political social
or cultural boundary.