If the situation arises where financial aid is required to afford somewhere to live, there are schemes put in place to assist. The HAP scheme is there to help, or at least, it’s supposed to be. The HAP scheme is majorly flawed, and is skewing the market for everyone, not only the HAP tenants. The lack of sufficient social housing has thrown a considerable number of social housing candidates into the deep end of the private rental sector. It’s time to talk about that.Read More What HAPpens Next Ireland?
A political analysis of the housing crisis –
So a key question that must be asked here is, if Ireland built large public housing schemes over many decades when it was still poor, why does it rely so heavily on the market to provide housing now?Read More A political analysis of the housing crisis in Ireland and how it can be resolved
How are we to feel if we are to live without a roof over our heads and adequate accommodation? Numerous Irish citizens are facing this problem today, who have resorted to sleeping on the streets or facing temporary emergency accommodation. This struggle is not just confined to Ireland it is a universal problem. The number of homeless increase day by day, which has an overall negative effect on Irish society and these individuals’ living standards.Read More An analysis and contrast of the Irish homeless crisis