1. Introduction / Padraic Kenna 2. A legal perspective of the origin and the globalization of the current financial crisis and the resulting reforms in Spain / Sergio Nasarre Aznar 3. Comparing mortgage law in Ireland and Spain / Karen Lynch Shally 4. Mortgage foreclosure and housing rights in Spain : crisis or general deception? / Vanesa Valino 5. Housing rights in Europe : the Council of Europe leads the way / Padraic Kenna and Mark Jordan 6. Housing rights in constitutional legislation : a conceptual classification / Rachelle Alterman, Yaffa Zilbershats and Michelle Oren 7. Independent living for people with disabilities in Kenya : charting the way forward / Elizabeth Kamundia 8. Public interest law and regeneration : the case of Ballymun Community Law Centre, connecting the dots through community economic development / Maria Antonieta Nestor 9. From individual to collective squat : economic theory and the regulation of squatting in England and France / Jane Ball 10. Housing ladders and snakes : an examination of changing residential tenure trajectories in the Republic of Ireland / Joe Finnerty, Cathal O'Connell.