Sunday October 25, 2020

Importing fresh ideas for getting people housed

Other countries facilitate shared ownership and the building of housing schemes where some facilities are owned in common, writes Stephen Bourke

22nd December, 2014

“There’s this grey area between people that aren’t able to be on a housing list, and people that just don’t have capital resources, or aren’t even able to plan far enough ahead to get a mortgage,” said housing campaigner Barry Phelan.

“If you can afford your rent, you’re doing well. With the 20 per cent up front, [a mortgage is] impossible as a single person,”...

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