Tag: rent controls

Brid lashes Coveneys’ Bill as an unprecedented attack on the planning process

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

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Brid speaks on rent controls in the Dail

Brid addresses the need for rent controls in forthcoming legislation on housing

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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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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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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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