Expert casts doubt on social housing target

30th December, 2014
Simon Brooke, head of policy, ClúidMaura Hickey

The social housing sector faces an uphill struggle to hit targets mandated by the government’s flagship €3.8 billion social housing plan, a top policy analyst has said.

Simon Brooke, who is head of policy at Ireland’s leading voluntary housing body, Clúid, told The Sunday Business Post that “the challenge is going to be delivering the number of units set out in the early years of the strategy, because you can’t whip up housing...

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