Midlands Apartment Complex Highlights Need For Effective Building Controls

Riverside, Portarlington - Photo credit: Google Maps

Cabinet ministers will discuss a remediation scheme for defective apartments in the coming weeks.

A midlands apartment complex has highlighted the need for more effective building controls.

That's according to Laois Offaly TD Brian Stanley, who says the condition of apartments in Riverside in Portarlington has made it clear a redress scheme must be put in place for buyers of defective Celtic tiger era homes.

Cabinet ministers will discuss a remediation scheme for defective apartments in the coming weeks.

Around 100,000 homes built between 1991 and 2013 are estimated to be impacted.

The Sinn Féin Deputy says what happened in Riverside can't happen again:

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