Tag: housing

Four housing projects to begin in Dublin Fingal as part of Government social housing strategy

Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal said today that 4 new housing projects are to begin in the North County with a total investment of €19,970,000 as part of the first phase of the Government’s Social Housing Strategy.   “This announcement will bring investment jobs and houses to Dublin Fingal and I am delighted that we will receive…

28 housing posts allocated to Fingal County Council for the implementation of the Social Housing Strategy

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said the fact that Fingal County Council is to receive 28 additional housing staff is encouraging and will be vital in tackling the current demand for local authority housing in Fingal.   “28 new positions have been approved for Fingal County Council to work on the implementation of the Government’s Social…

Sinn Féin’s call for rent controls is another example of economic ignorance

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has today (Thursday) criticised Sinn Féin’s lazy and ill-informed call for rent controls as a solution to the housing issue. Sinn Féin have called for rent controls following the publication of the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) report. “Sinn Féin has today continued its campaign of objecting for objections sake in relation…

Over €490,000 for local authority housing adaptations in Dublin Fingal

Tenants with disabilities to benefit Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the allocation of over €490,000 to Fingal by Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie Coffey TD, for the adaptation of local authority housing to meet the needs of tenants with disabilities. “I am pleased to see over €490,000…

Farrell dismisses untrue claims about the Housing Assistance Payment.

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has dismissed claims by members of the opposition regarding the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) and stated that their claims are based on political posturing rather than fact. “The Housing Assistance Payment will reform the current system of social housing in a manner which will benefit those who need assistance with their housing…

95 empty houses to be renovated in Fingal – FARRELL

Fine Gael Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a €15 million national investment in social housing. This measure will make 95 vacant houses available for use in Fingal. “There is a housing shortage across the country. Families in Fingal are in need of homes. This significant investment will make a huge difference to people in…

Construction Initiative will reduce social housing waiting lists and create jobs in Fingal

Construction Initiative will reduce social housing waiting lists and create jobs in Fingal  – Farrell €68m local authority home building initiative Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement of €4,750,000 investment in the construction of local authority housing in Fingal. Alan was speaking after the announcement of a €68 million Local Authority Construction Initiative by Minister…