‘Budget has no solutions for those in emergency accommodation and those facing eviction in Dublin’s rental market.’ – McAuliffe

  The Leader of the Fianna Fail Group on Dublin City Council, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has accused the government of allowing ideological grandstanding to get in the way of providing immediate relief for those in emergency accommodation and those facing eviction in Dublin. This budget has done nothing to secure the supply of rental properties…

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Complaint system against rogue tenants and landlords in need of significant reform

The Fianna Fáil Leader on Dublin City Council, Cllr Paul McAuliffe, has repeated his call on the government to reform the complaint system available to landlords, tenants and neighbours in the city. Cllr McAuliffe says radical reform of the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) is needed to ensure it is fit for purpose. Cllr McAuliffe…

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‘Family Friendly’ lease will help stabilise the rental sector – McAuliffe

The Leader of Fianna Fáil in Dublin City, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has said his party’s new ‘Family Friendly’ lease will strengthen security for families who rent. “The lack of security is a major issue inhibiting the development of a strong reliable rental market in Ireland. Unlike the European norm, Irish leases are primarily short term…

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Kelly blames Dublin City Council while Local Authority admits it can’t cope with scale of homeless crisis

Fianna Fáil Leader on Dublin City Council Paul McAuliffe has reiterated his call for Environment Minister Alan Kelly to meet with Councillors on the housing and homelessness emergency gripping the city. Councillor McAuliffe has said he is extremely concerned by the stark admission from Dublin City Council in a circular issued to councillors today that…

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Where is Alan Kelly?  Minister in hiding over Dublin homeless crisis

Minister ignores repeated requests for council meeting about funding shortfall Fianna Fáil has accused the Environment Minister of going into hiding after he ignored repeated requests for a meeting with Dublin City Council over the major shortfall for homeless services in the city. According to the Fianna Fáil Leader on Dublin City Council Paul McAuliffe,…

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McAuliffe concerned at delays to Dublin Land Bank Housing project

Little detail available at meeting on plans for 1,500 new housing units The Fianna Fáil Leader on Dublin City Council, Cllr Paul McAuliffe, has called for more detail on proposals to develop three large council land banks for social and affordable housing. A special meeting of the Housing and Planning Committees of Dublin City Council was…

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Housing associations paralysed as funding stalled for months

Govt sitting on funding applications from approved housing bodies for 4 months  Fianna Fáil has accused the Environment Minister of stalling on grants to approved housing bodies, as the country experiences an unprecedented housing crisis. According to the party’s leader on Dublin City Council, Paul McAuliffe, the applications for capital assistance from housing associations have…

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