Darragh O’Brien tells councils to buy 1,500 homes to prepare for evictions

The government has extended the ‘tenant in situ’ scheme which allows local authorities to buy homes for people on housing supports who are facing eviction because a landlord is selling the home

Darragh O'Brien, the Minister for Housing, is to issue a directive to local authorities telling them to start buying up 1,500 homes for people at risk of eviction. Picture: Collins