Tuesday October 20, 2020

We need to talk about council housing

It’s often seen as a sacred cow, but public housing - whisper it - ought to be reassessed soon

2nd December, 2018

During a housing crisis, it is ever important to examine every aspect of housing. Very few analysts ever look at social housing from the perspective of how we use it currently - and that is a mistake, because within Dublin, where the situation is worst, there are 45,000 homes owned by local authorities.

This comes the same week that we heard we are about to spend €400,000 setting up an ‘Airbnb watch team’ in the Department...

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