Thursday 19 January 2017

Homes plan has little to ease the plight of hard-hit millennials

Published 21/07/2016 | 02:30

'It is a shame that the Government's much-heralded housing strategy offers little in terms of firm plans to deal with the difficulties faced by younger people' (stock photo)
'It is a shame that the Government's much-heralded housing strategy offers little in terms of firm plans to deal with the difficulties faced by younger people' (stock photo)

It is not easy for young adults in this country. A study from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) last week found that younger people are having a tougher time of it in modern Ireland than older people.

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Housing and money problems were the big issues affecting this group, often dubbed millennials - those under the age of 30.

So it is a shame that the Government's much-heralded housing strategy offers little in terms of firm plans to deal with the difficulties faced by younger people.

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