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FG cllr slammed for ‘bigoted’ comments on social housing

Ashbourne councillor Alan Tobin has come in for criticism following comments that he made in opposition to 67 proposed units of social housing in the town. Speaking in reaction to the comments, Séamus McDonagh (Workers’ Party representative, Co. Meath), said: “Cllr. Tobin’s comments – that building social housing would turn an estate into a ‘no-go’ [...]

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on FG cllr slammed for ‘bigoted’ comments on social housing

Plummeting home ownership figures prove need for public, mixed-income housing

Home ownership figures released by the CSO today have been met with calls for the state to scale up investment in public, mixed-income housing.   Reacting to the figures, Cllr. Éilis Ryan (Workers’ Party) said: The CSO figures prove that, for most middle income households, getting a mortgage to buy a home is an impossibity. [...]

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Plummeting home ownership figures prove need for public, mixed-income housing