State pushes back decision on new mica redress scheme

Sources say memo on defective block redress unlikely to be brought to cabinet until second week of November as complexities of new scheme are worked out within government

20th October, 2021
State pushes back decision on new mica redress scheme
Darragh O’Brien, the Housing Minister, had previously said a decision on the new redress scheme would be made in October. Picture: Sam Boal/

The state has pushed back a decision on the introduction of a revised redress scheme for homeowners affected by mica and pyrite by two weeks.

Homeowners were told that a memo on the scheme, which the government has said would deliver a “much improved” compensation package for homeowners, would be brought to cabinet before the end of October.

It’s understood, however, that the memo is now likely to be delivered in the second...

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