Local TD accuses Government of 'prioritising landlords'

Mar 16, 2023 18:03 By News Northern Sound
Local TD accuses Government of 'prioritising landlords' Local TD accuses Government of 'prioritising landlords'
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'Calls have been made by opposition parties to delay the lifting of the evictions ban due to a lack of emergency housing space'

More than two-thirds of local authorities have no emergency accommodation available. It comes in a time of record homelessness figures and thousands of tenancies being served with eviction notices.

Sinn Fein, which carried out the research, says the government is 'knowingly' forcing people on to the streets. Cavan-Monaghan TD, Matt Carthy, believes Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is 'out of touch' with comments made this week on emergency housing.

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