April 6, 2017
“Late last week, the first entries on Dublin City Council’s Vacant Site Register were published. Of the 25 sites listed, 11 are state-controlled or owned by state-funded bodies. Many of these state owned sites should be used for the provision of badly needed affordable housing.”
Deputy Shortall concluded, “it is bizarre that the Minister seems to think the fact we haven’t quite reached bubble level house prices is consolation to people unable to afford a home. This is simply not good enough. We need action from Minister Coveney and we need it now”.