In the aftermath of recent ‘Equality Can’t Wait’ actions by north Belfast residents, five women in four separate parts of the constituency, each in their own way enduring the effects of the failing social housing system, wrote detailed letters to the NIHE asking for answers.

Having received either no response or having been told again that their housing conditions are a result of personal choice the North Belfast women have used the press to help highlight their ongoing struggle for equality and decent housing conditions. 

You can read the coverage of their stories and the reaction by housing authorities and the Department for Social Development by clicking the articles below.