Former housing minister Paudie Coffey spoke to TheCity.ie as Fine Gael fall short of its targets for refugee resettlement
With plans to spend €1.2 billion on social housing, and an announcement of capital funding to support the delivery of over 11,000 new social homes in 2020, the Government’s 2020 Budget has made clear commitments. But, how much exactly has been spent on social housing so far in 2019?
You could be forgiven if you thought that Dublin city today almost embodies the opening paragraph from Charles Dickens’ book A Tale of Two Cities. Depending on who you talk to, we are nearing the best of times, and again you could ask someone else and they might tell you it is the worst of times.