People Before Profit Cork Condemn Latest Suffocating Rent Hikes

Jim O’Connell, election candidate for the People Before Profit Alliance in Cork South Central, has this morning expressed disbelief at figures revealed by that show a 10.4% increase in Cork rent prices in 2015. According to Jim, “These figures are unbelievable. This is an unreasonable increase that shows more than ever the need to…

A Step Backwards for Social Housing Tenants?

Donal Guerin is a housing officer in Cork City Council. He is the chair of the Cork City section of the Cork Branch of IMPACT. In this blog post Donal outlines his concerns in relation to the Government’s Social Housing strategy, which was launched in November 2014