Article 28 – The right to private property and dignified housing

1. The right to private property, without prejudice to require its rightful owner, the fulfillment of the duties which are inseparable to the social function.

2. In case of public interest, Administrations may expropriate or restrict the right to ownership and use, without prejudice to the corresponding financial compensation.

3. Everybody has the right to decent housing. All public authorities remain bound to make available a minimum percentage of social rental apartments -equivalent to 10% of apartments built in each municipality- to citizens who experience poverty and risk of social exclusion.