Sinn Féin ‘would attempt to change constitution to allow rent freeze’
Eoin Ó Broin criticises Fianna Fáil’s response to legal advice deeming the measure unconstitutional
Sinn Féin has said it would propose to change the constitution to enact a rent freeze if it was advised that the measure was unconstitutional.
Eoin Ó Broin, the party’s housing spokesman, was responding to legal advice published by Fianna Fáil yesterday. Darren Lehane, a barrister, said a rent freeze would restrict the rental property owners’ constitutional rights and would be “disproportionate”.
Ó Broin indicated he...
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