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Major flaws in new government housing plan according to local Sinn Féin TD

Sep 3, 2021 13:09 By Shannonside News
Major flaws in new government housing plan according to local Sinn Féin TD Major flaws in new government housing plan according to local Sinn Féin TD
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The plan promises to deliver 33 thousand homes including 10 thousand social homes every year to 2030.

The government's new housing strategy is a rehash of previous failed plans with added bells and whistles according to a local opposition TD.

Sinn Fein's Martin Kenny is accusing the government of driving up house prices and making homeownership impossible for the general public.

The newly announced 20 billion euro plan promises to deliver 33,000 homes a year on average, rising to 40,000.

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Speaking to the Joe Finnegan Show this morning, Deputy Kenny says a lack of trained workers will make it very difficult for the plan to be progressed.

According to the Sinn Fein Deputy, the government needs to get a handle on house building:

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Responding to public concerns on the plan, local government minister and Fine Gael TD, Peter Burke says he is very confident the plan will make a huge difference to communities across the country.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show, Minister Burke says the plan is supported by a significant amount of capital funding:

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