Thursday 22 June 2017

Councils, not builders, are to blame for homeless crisis

City Council boss Owen Keegan
City Council boss Owen Keegan
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Paul Melia quotes Owen Keegan on the Apollo House accommodation as a "publicity stunt" (Irish Independent, December 28) and he is right because it solves nothing, and what we need is more homes on stream.

Never does any councillor or Government minister approach the situation from the top.

"Unfortunately we stopped building social housing for a prolonged period during austerity times," he said.

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