Saturday February 22, 2020

House that sparked eviction of activists set to become a ‘co-living’ complex

Application lodged for inner city building near O’Connell Street in Dublin

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
5th January, 2020
Housing and community activist group Take Back the City occupied 34 Frederick Street North for several weeks in August and September 2018 Picture: RollingNews.ie

A Dublin property that was a focal point of housing protests in 2018 is in line to be converted into a shared living-style accommodation.

Housing and community activist group Take Back the City occupied 34 Frederick Street North for several weeks in August and September 2018. The group campaigned against rent hikes, evictions and poor housing conditions in Ireland.

Occupiers of the property defied a court order to leave the premises and a private security outfit, using men...

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