Budget provides no extra rooms at the inn'

Karl Deeter Talking Property: We need to sift through the figures to work out exactly how much the government is committed to social housing.

19th October, 2014
Karl Deeter.

It was great to see the government commit to social housing. Although €2.2 billion won’t get anywhere near alleviating the backlog of social housing need, which includes a waiting list of 92,000 people, this landmark announcement will solve 2 per cent of the shortfall.

They needed a win, and the figures saying that 7,500 new homes would be provided in the next year is welcome news. But, as with many things, you have to look...

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