Tuesday December 1, 2020

'We are putting a bridle on an out-of-control horse' - Simon Coveney

Will Housing Minister's grand scheme shorten his odds in the race for FG leadership?

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

13th December, 2016
Pic: Bryan Meade

First, there was former minister Alan Kelly with his two year rent price freeze.

Now less than a year later, Housing Minister Simon Coveney has his own plan to tackle galloping rent increases.

"We are putting a bridle on the horse that has been almost out of control for the last two years," he said.

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