Saturday June 6, 2020

Housing plan lifts building targets

Aim is to end emergency hotel accommodation by next year

19th July, 2016
Housing Minister Simon Coveney speaking at the launch of the Housing Action Plan Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Government has launched its action plan for housing and homelessness, which includes measures aimed at building more homes and ending the emergency use of hotels for accommodation for families by mid-2017.

On homelessness, there is a plan for 1,800 rapid build homes and a Housing Agency initiative to buy 1,600 vacant homes.

The plan targets a doubling of housing supply to 25,000 homes a year over the 2017-2021 period of the plan. To address the issue...

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