Citizen Journalism Ireland: Urban abandonments to crisis in housing by Michelle Clarke (January, April, July, August 2014 including selection of emails to Government members et al in 2013)

“No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.” Booker T Washington

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Wednesday, January 1st 2014 18:16

Subject: Dublin City Council also provided loans to borrowers for housing; by Michelle Clarke (Comyn) – Urban abandonments and derelictions
Date: Wed, 01 Jan 2014 18:16:46 +0000
From: Michelle Clarke
To: Email address list
Dublin City Council also provided loans to borrowers for housing;

 by Michelle Clarke (Comyn) – Urban abandonments and derelictions

2014 is the year of enforced resolutions and closure for many people caught in the Celtic Tiger housing trap of negative equity, job losses (either or or both), emigration. The legislation is approved. The Banks have been told to engage with their clients, particularly those in mortgage arrears of greater than 90 days, on a case by case basis. The objective is to reach a suitable arrangement. There are options in place but when examined they tend to be token gestures without the motivation and effect to create viable solutions for…

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