Half price houses for council tenants under Kelly plan

Those with incomes of under €20,000 per year will get 60 per cent off the market price of the house

15th November, 2015

Up to 130,000 council tenants will be allowed to buy their houses at less than half their market value under a new scheme from Environment Minister Alan Kelly.

Those with incomes of under €20,000 per year will get 60 per cent off the market price of the house. It would mean that a council home valued at €100,000 would sell instead for €40,000.

Those earning between €20,000 and €30,000 will get a 50 per cent off the...

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