Tuesday June 2, 2020

Urgent housing needs can't wait for government formation says acting minister

Crisis talks at homelessness forum today as evictions escalate

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

31st March, 2016
Familiar scene on Dublin's Grafton Street. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Acting Environment Minister Alan Kelly said this morning that the people affected by the housing crisis cannot wait for a government to be formed.

He was speaking at the opening of the housing summit at Department of the Environment headquarters where he said the facts of the problems would be laid out.

Kelly said it needed to be done despite the current political instability because of the lack of a government.

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