Clontarf residents to take legal action against planned homeless hub

Clontarf residents to take legal action against planned homeless hub

Residents in Clontarf are planning to take legal action against Dublin City Council over plans to create a homeless hub in their area.

According to the Irish Independent, plans are already underway to move 13 families into a former B&B on St Lawrence Road.

The properties are side-by-side on St Lawrence Road and were purchased for €194,000 above the asking price of €1.8m.

A residents' committee of four key members are now rallying their neighbours to fork up €75,000 to pay for legal costs.

In a letter sent to residents the committee asked "each resident at this time to commit €1,500."

Dublin Regional Homeless Executive spent €2m purchasing the homes for families currently living in hotels.


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