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Council lambasted for not evicting more anti-social tenants

A councillor has branded the council’s rental scheme as a “disgrace” on account of the amount of intimidation and anti-social behaviour perpetrated by those within the system.

Clúid Housing Association calls for independent living to be a first option for older people

In the spirit of Bealtaine, Clúid took the opportunity to promote sheltered housing and independent living as a first option for older people last week, a message which formed part of an awareness raising event about the wealth of activity and services available to older people enabling them to get involved in the local community.

Antisocial behaviour in local authority house being dealt with

“Serious antisocial behaviour” which is occurring in a local authority house in the Westport area is being dealt with, according to housing officer for the area Martin Keating.

Leasing will be ‘death knell’ of rural Ireland

The chair of the Belmullet Electoral Area committee, Fine Gael councillor Gerry Coyle, said that the move towards the council leasing houses to people, rather than supplying houses, would be the “death knell for rural villages” as many of the units for lease are in the larger areas.

Homes under threat

In today’s society with violence and intimidation being a very real threat no matter where we live, our homes can often seem the only genuine refuge from antisocial behaviour. A man’s home is his castle and all that.

Lack of funding to meet housing grant applications

Members of the Westport electoral area committee were this week informed that there was not enough funding to meet this year’s Housing Aid for Older People Scheme due to inadequate funding received from the Government.

“Intimidation” eviction to go to High Court

Athlone Town Council is to go to the High Court in an attempt to evict an anti-social tenant who put her neighbours' names on fake graves in her front garden at Hallowe'en and who claimed to a housing officer that she couldn't be touched “by the courts, the Gardai or the council”.

Westport Town Council briefs

Councillor Myles Staunton, Cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council, put forward a proposal at last week’s meeting that any conferences which councillors attend must be relevant; that a summary report of what councillors attended is given; that a catalogue of conference information is available to the public; and each councillor will be given €2,000 to attend conferences during the year.

 

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