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Concern over change in housing system

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman says the Housing Executive’s suspension of part of the housing selection scheme will have serious consequences for the transfer of tenants from unsuitable accommodation to accommodation that is more suited to their needs. West Belfast MLA Fra McCann was speaking after a High Court judgement that criticised the allocation of public housing […]

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Housing pilot schemes go to unionist areas

A housing regeneration scheme rubberstamped by a North Belfast DUP minister will be launched in unionist areas of his constituency despite the housing crisis in neighbouring nationalist areas. Documents obtained by the North Belfast News on the ‘Facing the Future – Housing Strategy for Northern Ireland’ contain proposals to pilot what the Department of Social […]

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Housing inequality

WE report today that over 1,000 West Belfast families in housing stress have applied for the 71 new social housing units being built at present in the Clonavogie Gardens development on the Donegall Road. The news is particularly concerning as it comes at a time of year when our thoughts inevitably turn to family and home.

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