Wednesday July 8, 2020

Bill Nowlan: Vienna model of cost-based rents must be a priority here

21st June, 2020
Vienna: rents in the Austrian capital average €700 or €800 a month

The pandemic has shown how we can act quickly when necessary, and a badly needed housing policy should be introduced with the same level of urgency

The programme for government proposes a cost rental model for the delivery of housing which will be informed by international examples such as the Vienna Model.

Cost-based rents are the cornerstones of all modern social housing systems in Europe. They are set at a level above council...

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