Comment: Affordable housing initiative needs to be more widespread

A report from the Economic and Social Research Institute last week cast doubt on state spending on housing and on the affordable homes initiative.

28th October, 2006

A report from the Economic and Social Research Institute last week cast doubt on state spending on housing and on the affordable homes initiative.

If the writers of the report wanted an immediate answer on whether the initiative is needed, they would not have to travel far from the ESRI headquarters in Dublin city centre.

A call to South Dublin County Council, which has recently advertised affordable homes, would have found out that there were...

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