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Galway Simon Community has responded to the latest Daft report released earlier this week which stated that the private rental market in Galway cannot sustain the delivery of social housing that is needed, and that rent increases are resulting in people living in fear.
An 18 per cent hike in rents for student accommodation could see Galway students paying an additional €1,000 for a nine month/39 week lease, leading to warnings that such hikes "threaten the advances our third-level institutions have achieved in recent years".
Responding to this week’s vacant homes strategy, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers (IPAV) said it is unlikely the strategy can impact hugely on the housing crisis, given its scale and the complexity of measures involved, such as facilitating the use of vacant properties of those in nursing home care.
Funding to the tune of €1.83m has been allocated to allow for the construction of a new access road from Lissywollen to Garrycastle to facilitate the building of badly needed housing.
Galway city may be line for a cap on rent increases, such as those planned for Dublin and Cork, but it could be February at the earliest before such caps are introduced - and only after it passes a series of stringent tests.