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Emergency housing inspections won’t examine B&Bs or hotels

Charities face full oversight – but private sector exempt from draft inspection standards

8th October, 2017
Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin

Up to half of all emergency homeless accommodation centres, including all hotels and B&Bs, will be excluded from a new inspection regime being considered by the government.

Under a draft new inspection and standards regime proposed by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE), hotels and B&Bs would be exempt from inspection as they are privately owned, while facilities owned by charities will be subject to full oversight.

The proposals were developed...

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