Housing - IHREC - Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

Housing discrimination in Ireland

These pages explain the main elements of the Equal Status Acts 2000-2018. These Acts aim to protect individuals from certain kinds of discrimination, harassment and sexual harassment that can happen in housing and accommodation in Ireland.

Here you will find a step-by-step guide to claiming your rights under the Acts, if you feel you have been discriminated against. This guide is for information purposes only. For legal advice, consult a qualified legal professional.

1 I feel discriminated against in…