That's the view of one election candidate, commenting on Ireland's housing crisis.
The government has to stop discriminating against Laois and Offaly.
That's according to the Irish Democratic Party's election candidate, Ken Smollen, who says he sees the extent of Ireland's housing problem in the constituency.
He's calling for the qualifying threshold for social housing in both counties to be raised to the higher bracket, which includes Kildare and Galway City.
The Tullamore councillor feels the best way to combat the homelessness crisis is to provide more social housing: