Friday 25 November 2011

Sligo Borough Council wants some of NAMA housing stock

1978 WAS globally known as 'the year of the three Popes' and it looks like 2011 will be known, in Ireland anyway, as 'the year of the three Ministers for Housing.'

Indeed so many houses were built in the past decade the case could be argued for even having three Ministers in post at the one time.

However, when the latest Minister is appointed, he/she will finding waiting a Motion from Sligo Borough Council to reflect the fact that over six hundred people are officially homeless in the Borough.

Considering a report from the Borough Council's Housing Officer at this week's November General Purposes meeting, it also emerged only eight houses have been acquired currently in the long-term leasing scheme, which was recently introduced as national policy.

Read the article @ Sligo Today

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