Housing for all not a right, Court of Appeal rules in rejecting Charter challenge

Ontario's Court of Appeal has quashed a landmark Charter challenge on the right of homeless Canadians to affordable housing.

Ontario's Court of Appeal, in a 2-1 decision, has rejected a Charter challenge that would making housing a right for all people. In her ruling for the majority, Justice Janice Pardu said the houising request “takes the court well beyond the limits of its institutional capacity.”