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Local Authorities In The Firing Line Over High Number Of Vacant Council Houses

It’s being claimed that more than 3,600 council houses are lying vacant despite the ongoing housing crisis.

It comes as 72 thousand households in Ireland qualify for housing support.

A report from the National Oversight and Audit Commission, which oversees local authorities, says councils need to improve the time it takes to re-let a property.

According to the Irish Independent, a three bed house in Kildare has been lying vacant for two years after being sold to the local council.

 

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