We need state-led public housing

Fine Gael’s social housing plan shows a massive over-reliance on the private sector

1st October, 2017
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy

Just what is going on at the Custom House? In just over two months, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy and his officials have announced, both on and off the record, 49 potential changes to the government’s Housing Action Plan.

On taking office, Murphy was tasked with a three-month review of his predecessor’s plan. The expectation was that at the end of the review, a publication would be launched containing new or amended actions to...

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