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Fine Gael’s rent crisis failing families and young people – Seán Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the government is failing families and young people due to their inaction to tackle spiralling rents, and accused Fine Gael of “offering nothing to deal with the crisis already facing renters.” The Sinn Féin TD’s comments come as the latest Daft.ie report today that shows rents have risen for […]

Child homelessness figures soaring – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has slammed the government over its failing housing policy and the growing number of children and families living in emergency accommodation. The Sinn Féin TD said newly released figures show that the government has failed to get to grips with the causes of homelessness and that the housing crisis is getting worse. […]

Children suffering due to government’s housing policies

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, is not up to the task of solving the housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland. The Sinn Féin TD said that it was children and their families who were suffering because of his inaction. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The latest […]

Crowe welcomes government U-turn on retrofit scheme

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the government’s U-turn on the retrofit scheme and said the wheels are slowly coming off the government’s climate action plan, with the retrofit fiasco just one more example of the incompetence of the present administration on this issue. Over 300 homeowners had been waiting months […]

Vulture funds need to have their wings clipped – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the government to stop incentivising vulture funds and said that the vultures need to have their wings clipped and their activities reined in. The Sinn Féin TD described the current attitude of these funds towards ordinary people as “callous and uncaring” and he stated that some […]

House price rise is deeply worrying – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described the most recent Daft.ie House Price Report, which shows house prices continuing to rise across the State at 2.9% during the first three months of 2019, as “deeply worrying.” The report shows that in Dublin the average house price is now €383,000 or 74% above […]