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Concerns mooted as local authority tenants face increased rent payments

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

 

Elected representatives of Athlone Municipal District will meet with the Chief Executive, the Director of Finance and the Director of Housing of Westmeath County Council to discuss in detail the proposed increase of rent payments to tenants of local authority housing in Athlone before they are due to be implemented in early February.

Addressing the issue, Independent Councillor, Paul Hogan, noted the imminent increase of rental payments was an “emergency item”, the details of which needed clarification promptly.


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