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How is our work influencing life in Northern Ireland and delivering equality? Learn more about our policy, legal and research work.

Housing & communities

The Commission has identified issues giving rise to
inequalities in housing and communities.
Housing and communities
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Our Legal Work

Supported Cases

Recent legal cases we have supported are available in our decisions and settlements archive

Consultation responses>
Read our response to the Dept for Communities review of social housing allocations (pdf)

How we can help you


If you believe you have been directly affected by a failure by a designated public authority to act in compliance with its Equality Scheme, you can complain, first to the public authority concerned, and then, if dissatisfied with their response, to the Equality Commission. 

Policy & Research News

Key Inequalities in Housing & Communities

Read more about our priority areas for action

Statement on key inequalities in housing and communities in NI