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Another key R2H/FF 'working group' meeting

Another key R2H/FF 'working group' meeting is taking place this Weds in Leinster House, working towards the drafting of 'The Fair Housing Market & Family Home Retention Bill 2017'. Mainstream media have been briefed and hopefully we will soon have some more encouraging news for the many tens of thousands of distressed homeowners across the country to add to David Hall's recent achievements with the establishment of his not-for-profit 'I Care Housing'.
All measures aimed at contributing to a long-overdue Social, Moral & Economic resolution of the crisis affecting the Homelessness issue, the Negative Equity nightmare and the failures to provide adequate Social Housing.
The only so-called 'moral hazard' these days is the abject failure to grapple with this enormous issue while EIB/ECB funding remains available to help address the overall task 'off-balance-sheet' and contribute towards getting the whole country back on it's feet.
More news to follow in the coming weeks . . .

Right2Homes in talks with councils on modular housing

Group says it has resources to provide ‘turnkey solution’ to help provide homes

The not-for-profit organisation Right2Homes has said 13 local authorities have expressed an interest in its offer to provide modular housing for families on housing lists.

Right2Homes, which is backed by a number of businesspeople and lawyers, said it has the funding, project management and suppliers to provide “a turnkey, fully funded, temporary solution to local authorities to help provide homes”.

The organisation’s co-founder, Malahide businessman Brian Reilly, was previously involved in a housing association scheme which built some 28 houses for the Howth fishing community in the late 1970s. Mr Reilly was also involved in a a later, not-for-profit housing scheme at Raheny, on Dublin’s northside.

Mr Reilly said the Howth houses had been provided with a mix of credit union and county council loans with bridging finance provided by banks.

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'Housing A National Scandal'

'Housing A National Scandal' | by Constitutional Barrister David Langwallner | Law Lecturer and Director of the Innocence Project

 

It is intrinsic to the sustainability of any social structure that people are adequately fed, clothed and housed. This may seema rather primitive and basic assertion that needs no explanation or contradiction but, of course, in the last respect at the very least The Irish State is not providing for adequate housing for its citizens or intervening to ensure that such accommodation that is provided is adequate and affordable. The housing market is chronically under provided with many local councils reluctant to countenance the building of modular homes and the rental market definedly out of control and extortionate. The state is also tolerating an epidemic of evictions by banks and vulture funds that they have not adequately regulated and have negligently permitted to engage in unfair commercial practices often in breach of consumer protection. The non-intervention in the banking structure which should have led to nationalisation or a significant measure of state control has led to the secretive deal-making in the deeply suspect NAMA and a banking inquiry compromised from the outset. Iceland chose to nationalize its banks to much derision at the time and is now in a stable financial situation. The banking inquiry into the whole farce was deeply compromised with many documents redacted and in addition to that core witnesses either not called or called out of sequence.

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The cause of homelessness is lack of housing.

March 2nd 2016“

The cause of homelessness is lack of housing.

“Jonathan Kozol. U.S Educationalist“

Housing is a human right. There can be no fairness or justice in a society in which some live in homelessness, or in the shadow of that risk, while others cannot even imagine it.”

Jordan Flaherty, Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six


Housing A National Scandal:

It is intrinsic to the sustainability of any social structure that people are adequately fed, clothed and housed. This may seem rather primitive and basic assertions that need no explanation or contradiction but of course in the last respect at the very least The Irish State is not providing for adequate housing for its citizens or intervening to ensure that such accommodation that is provided is adequate and affordable. They are also tolerating an epidemic of evictions by banks and vulture funds that they have not adequately regulated and permitted to engage in unfair commercial practices often in breach of both consumer protection and EU law.

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County Meath,
Ireland.

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