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Wicklow Will See Just 30 Homes Built Every Year Under Housing For All Plan.

Wicklow may have just a 'tiny' number of new affordable homes delivered between now and 2026.

According to the Irish Independent, counties such as Wicklow, Kildare, Meath, Louth, Westmeath and Laois will have just a 'tiny' number of new affordable homes delivered under Government targets between now and 2026.

Less than 1,400 affordable homes will be delivered by the state in the counties' main cities each year, over 1000 of them will be in Dublin. It had been announced that 18 councils would build 7,550 affordable purchase homes using land owned by the State, as part of the Government's multi-billion Housing For All plan.

However, the Irish Independent have obtained figures that reveal that Wicklow and Meath will each see just 30 homes built every year. Kildare and Louth will each have just 45 homes, while Westmeath will have 15, and Laois only 8. Elsewhere Cork will only receive 113 homes, Limerick 53, Galway 75, and Waterford 15.

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