Government spent over €2bn on low-income housing projects

More than €2.3 billion has been spent over the past decade on two government schemes aimed at providing accommodation for low-income families.

13th November, 2010

More than €2.3 billion has been spent over the past decade on two government schemes aimed at providing accommodation for low-income families.

Since 2000, the state has paid out €1.1 billion under its capital assistance scheme (CAS) and another €1.29 billion under the capital loan and subsidy scheme (CLSS).

The figures, which were released by housing minister Michael Finneran following questioning by Fine Gael’s Bernard Durkan, do not give anyin dication of the likely present value...

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