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All Galway citizens deserve respect and equal treatment in housing

As of our most recent City Council Housing Report there are 210 persons in emergency accommodation in the city. This number includes 41 families and 152 children. This number increases from year to year and the City Housing Department, in reply to my question about the projected cost of next years homeless budget, have confirmed they are seeking more funding due to increasing numbers presenting as homeless. The crisis in Housing is getting worse not better and it is a failure of government to put the resources in place and a failure of our local authority to fully implement plans.

Mayo PBP to hold public meeting on housing

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People Before Profit (PBP) Mayo will hold a public meeting on housing and homelessness at 8pm on Tuesday, March 20 in the Station House Hotel in Ballina.

Housing association gifts €60k to charities

Following a decision to wind down its operations after three decades, Athlone & District Housing Association distributed its surplus funds to local charities last week.

Sandy Row land bank must be used for social housing says People Before Profit

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With some 5,000 households - an estimated total of 15,000 people - on the housing waiting list in Galway, an 11 acre site at Sandy Road should be used to provide residential development and council housing.

Family Hubs will not solve the housing crisis says Galway politicians

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Family Hubs will not solve the housing crisis, but instead deepen and 'normalise' homelessness. Instead, the Government must abandon its reliance on the 'the market' and intervene directly in order to solve this crisis.

CSO housing data points to major hole in official figures - IPAV

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The recent Central Statistics Office (CSO) Profile of Housing in Ireland showing a considerable slowdown in housing stock growth between 2011 and 2016 is in sharp contrast to official figures for roughly the same period from the Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government.

Derelict sites should be upgraded for use as social housing says Senator

Some 15 registered derelict sites in Galway should be considered for upgrade, or for alternative use in light of the city’s “unprecedented housing crisis”, according to a Galway based senator.

More than €300k allocated to refurbish vacant social housing stock — Ring

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, has welcomed the allocation of €317,309 to bring local authority housing back into use in Mayo.

Social housing delays branded 'a disgrace' by McDonnell

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More than 50 social housing units planned for Knocknacarra will not now be built until 2019 owing to demands from Department of Housing officials "placing blockages in the way" of what are "badly needed houses".

GMIT conference hears of skills shortage in the construction sector

There was some good news for students and recent graduates of construction and built environment courses attending a construction conference in GMIT last week with a number of speakers highlighting the existing demand for highly-skilled professionals and the opportunities for them in Ireland and abroad because of the current skills shortage in the construction industry.

 

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