Sinn Féin spokesperson on Finance and Donegal TD Pearse Doherty has known as on the Authorities to take emergency motion to deal with ‘runaway rents’.
This comes as the most recent Daft.ie hire report printed this week discovered that rents in Donegal have elevated by 18 % prior to now yr.
The common listed hire in Donegal is now €960 (the second least expensive within the state), in comparison with €1,733 monthly nationally, up 2.7% in comparison with the third quarter of the yr and 126% above the low of €765 seen in late 2011.
Teachta Doherty stated: “The most recent Daft report exhibits how the Authorities’s housing failure is taking root in Donegal.
“Prior to now 12 months rents within the county have elevated by 18 % with the common hire now standing at €960.
“The Minister for Housing should take emergency motion to deal with runaway rents.
“That features a 3-year ban on hire will increase and a correctly designed tax credit score that places one month’s hire again in renters’ pockets.
“The failure to ship social and inexpensive houses has damaged the housing market.
“That is now impacting renters in Donegal with the rise in costs draining already stretched incomes.
“It is a wake-up name that the Authorities’s housing coverage is failing the folks of Donegal.”
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