Monday 11 December 2017

Young people want to own a home, not a local authority house

Michael O’Leary, always an eye on the bottom line. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire
Michael O’Leary, always an eye on the bottom line. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

David McWilliams is at it again! He has all the answers and concludes it is this simple: Just the State goes back to building old-fashioned council houses.

Minister Coveney wants a mix of private and council and rightly so.

The construction industry wants to buy 'ready-to-go' land, which means, Mr McWilliams, the landowner has the land for many years before planning can even be applied for; then when eventually it is put in place, sewers, roads, water and many other services have also to be in place.

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