Housing is a human right not a commodity

Republican SINN FÉIN Poblachtach

ghost-estateStatement by the Ard Chomhairle of Republican Sinn Féin

We salute the social activists who have staged a sit-in at Apollo House in order to provide immediate help to homeless people while at the same time highlighting the crisis in housing that is sweeping the 26 Counties. Their actions are in stark contrast to Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil who have cynically used the issue of exorbitant rents imposed on tenants by unscrupulous land lords to score cheap political points against each other without doing anything to provide practical assistance to people facing homelessness.

Homeless people beg for money on O'Connell bridge in central DubIn the past local authorities met the housing needs of people unable to secure a mortgage. Housing was viewed as a social requirement that local authorities had a duty to provide. Since the 1980s successive 26-County Administrations have regarded the provision of housing to those unable to afford a mortgage as a form of charity. This…

View original post 226 more words

Author: seachranaidhe1

About Me I studied for six months training and became certified in Exam 070-271 in May 2010 and shortly after that became certifed in Exam 070-272. I scored highly in both Exams and hope to upgrade my path to M.C.S.A. ( Server Administrator ) in the near future.I also hold Level 2 Qualifications in three subjects Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint and Microsoft Spreedsheets. I have also expereance with Web Design using Microsoft Front-Page.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s