Day: 26 December 2018

The myth of the free council house: 'We're not just handing them over, that would be crazy


LAST YEAR, SOCIAL housing tenants paid almost €351 million to local authorities in rent. According to Mary Hayes, administrative officer for Dublin City Council housing allocations, getting a local authority home is “not as easy as people think”. And she said no one is simply handed a ‘free house’. There is a strict set of […]

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