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Bríd speaking in the Dail on attacks in Brussels, solidarity with refugees and housing crisis

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People Before Profit’s Housing Policy

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GOLDRUSH IN PROPERTY SPECULATION – AND WE ARE GIVING THEM TAX BREAKS

The news that Green REIT is putting a multi-million property portfolio onto the market turns the spotlight onto Ireland’s latest property bubble. Green REIT bought up a vast amount of property after the Celtic Tiger crash and is now making

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GOVERNMENT CAUSING HOMELESS CRISIS BY FAILING TO BUILD SOCIAL HOUSING

The Junior Minister with responsibility for housing, Paudie Coffey has finally admitted that there is an ‘emergency situation’ after a shocking RTE documentary appeared on housing. Brid Smith, from People Before Profit said, ‘This government is speaking a different language

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LABOUR PLAY-ACTING OVER FINE GAEL

The Labour Party worked happily with Fine Gael for four years but has suddenly discovered that they are a party for the rich. Joan Burton has started to warn about a ‘lack of balance’ if Fine Gael started to rule

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Homelessness and Housing Policies challenged

A demonstration to highlight homelessness and the need for meaningfull housing policies and actions, was held this evening outside the Dail. It marked the anniversary of the death of  homeless man Jonathan Corrie. Right2Housing campaign supported the protest of around 1,000

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Press statement on the opening of site at Canon Troy Court

The Turning of the Sod at the opening of the development of Canon Troy Court for Senior Citizens accommodation is hugely welcome. Ballyfermot will benefit greatly from this initiative supported by Dublin City Council with the Iveagh Trust. Senior Citizens

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A combination of rent controls and a massive social housing programme is needed to solve housing crisis

Press Release 23/10/2015 A combination of rent controls and a massive social housing programme is needed to solve housing crisis People Before Profit has refuted the claims which have surfaced today in the press, that rent controls will not work.

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Cllr Brid Smith Calls on Minister Alan Kelly to immediately increase Traveller Accommodation Budget

Cllr Brid Smith Calls on Minister Alan Kelly to immediately increase Traveller Accommodation Budget In line with requirements of the DoECLG, DCC’s Traveller Accommodation Unit (TAU) in collaboration with the local Traveller organisations undertook a consultation process with Traveller families

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Right2Housing Conference 2015

A conference organised by Brid in March 2015 on the housing crisis attracted over 300 participants. Speakers included Fr Peter McVerry, Dr Andrew McLaren (Centre of urban and regional studies TCD), and Eileen Short – housing campaigner from East London

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