Around 50 million households face energy poverty. They cannot afford to adequately heat, cool or light their homes. The Right to Energy Coalition addresses this issue and demands the right to energy for all Europeans.
Housing is in the competence of the Member States. Although the right to housing is part of their international obligations , it is not enforceable as a subjective right and has no real operational character.
Housing has become the frontline defense against the Covid-19. Leilani Farha, Global Director of "The Shift" calls on governments around the world to stop forced evictions.