Saturday 25 November 2017

Vacant homes should be available to those who need them

Some 290,000 properties lie vacant, many on ‘ghost estates’
Some 290,000 properties lie vacant, many on ‘ghost estates’
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Too many houses and too few houses at the same time.

I don’t always agree with David McWilliams but the figures he helpfully presents are startling (Irish Independent, September 9) – 289,451 vacant properties in Ireland, with 8,000 vacant houses and 16,321 vacant apartments in Dublin.

Some of these properties have homeless people sleeping in the doorways on occasions.

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