RENT CONTROLS, HAPS, THEY’RE NOT WORKING MINISTER! Brid tackled Coveney today about his ‘solutions’ to the housing crisis. He refuses to accept that HAPS isn’t working – that his ‘Pressure Zones’ to control rents, aren’t working. We need People Power…
Brid speaks in support of the Anti Evictions Bill, making the point that government policy, based as it is on the solving the housing crisis through ‘market solutions’ (ie provate developers) is fatally flawed – the ‘market’ is not the…
People Before Profit reps, TDs Richard Boyd Barrett & Brid Smith, and Cllr John Lyons, speaking in support of Apollo House occupation.
Brid argues that Coveney’s housing bill represents an attack on the planning process, while pretending to address rent contol. She cites delaying tactics and failure to bring in adequate rent controls currently and historically, as examples of Fianna Fail, as…
Brid addresses the need for rent controls in forthcoming legislation on housing
People Before Profit will table amendments to the Planning Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Bill today in the Dáil in reaction to Simon Coveney’s rental strategy announcement. The plans for a 4% annual cap on rental increases for private…
Press Statement- Bríd Smith TD 26/04/2016 People Before Profit calls on Minister Noonan to halt NAMA sale.
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