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Rent controls are "urgently needed" in Galway" to deal with the shortage in the housing supply that is causing "worry and stress" for families across the city and is impacting on both the private and social housing sectors.
With some 5,000 households in Galway on the housing waiting list, and the Simon Community seeing a 57 per cent increase in people seeking its services, the city is in the grip of a housing crises.
PLANS TO build a giant Tesco superstore and retail park along the Seamus Quirke and Rahoon roads has been refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanála.
The proposed biopark development in Claremorris received a major boost this week when Mayo County Council voted 22-3 to rezone the 20-acre site at Kilbeg, Claremorris, to ‘opportunity’ status as part of the new county development plan.
A new footpath from the Roscam/Doughiska junction to the Galway Clinic needs to be constructed as a matter of urgency, according to one local election candidate.
Lack of housing supply, a collapse in the construction industry, increased demand in the rented sector, and the inadequacy of social housing combine to create the “perfect storm”, according to Labour TD for Galway West Derek Nolan, who has published a report showing the unhealthy state of the housing environment in Galway.
The Athlone Town Development Plan for 2014-2020 is to be published within the next month, after councillors agreed to the final draft of the plan on Tuesday.
A draft County Development Plan for Westmeath is to go on public display from Friday February 1 for 10 weeks, during which time it will be open to submissions from members of the public.
Land values in certain areas of Ballina could dramatically rise due to variations in the town development plan.