FF pushes for extension to mortgage interest relief
Scheme dubbed ‘cash for crash’ for 300,000 households
Fianna Fáil is pushing ahead with a scheme dubbed ‘cash for crash’ for 300,000 households, mostly negative equity mortgage holders, despite warnings from civil servants.
The party secured agreement with Fine Gael for a three-year extension to mortgage interest relief for people who bought houses between 2004 and 2012.
This could be worth as much as €750 per year to the negative equity generation, many of whom had stopped voting for Fianna Fáil due...
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