100,000 seeking social housing Irish Examiner
THE number of people seeking to be housed by the state has significantly increased, according to the Minister of State for Housing, Willie Penrose. Speaking in Mullingar over the weekend, he said figures to be published soon will show almost 100,000 people on the housing list.
While there may be some adjustment to that figure to account for people availing of schemes such as rent supplement, Mr Penrose said there is "a significant increase in the number of people seeking housing"...
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