“Some On Housing List Only Accept Home In Certain Areas”

Written 6 months ago by Newsroom

A Westmeath councillor claims there are some people on social housing lists who will only accept a home if it’s in a particular area.

Fine Gael’s Andrew Duncan has been reacting to reports that there will be a change of policy – meaning anyone who rejects a property twice will not receive another offer for five years.

He says their reasons range from not liking their neighbours, to being placed too far from family.

The auctioneer feels people can’t be allowed to cherry-pick a social home in the current climate;

(Image via FineGael.ie)