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What did the budget do

Criticised by homelessness charities
Pros-
Additional €18m funding for homeless services in Ireland.
Increased €149m for HAP in order to help people out of homelessness.
Cons-
No empty homes tax was announced.
Mcverry expressed his annoyance.

2

Budget - McVerry trust response:

" we welcome many of the measures outlined by the minister today including those that will, we hope see greater delivery of social and affordable housing "

3

Budget - Simon community response-

" we must be reliant on short-term measures and temporary solutions. We are aware that moving to a secure home with support is the best way to support people to move out of homelessness "

4

Budget - focus Ireland response

" the amount of homes due to be built does not appear to be any more than it was before, the budget was announced."