Spend on housing up only €200m in three years

Spend on housing up only €200m in three years

New figures reveal €2.28bn of exchequer funding has gone on housing since 2014, while homelessness figures rise

State spending on housing programmes has increased by only €200 million in the last three years, despite the worsening crisis. New figures show that €2.28 billion of exchequer funding has been allocated towards housing programmes between 2014 and 2016.

This compares to the €2 billion spent between 2011 and 2013 when Ireland was still in the Troika bailout programme.

Overall, state spending on housing programmes has fallen dramatically over the last five years, compared to the five preceding years. Between 2006 and...

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