Nama lawyers issue order to vacate Apollo House

Lawyers representing Nama have issued an order to vacate Apollo House, after it was occupied by activists who converted it into emergency accommodation for the homeless.

The group which is occupying the building on Dublin's Tara Street says vacant properties owned by the State agency should be used to house the homeless. They renamed Apollo House 'Home Sweet Home'.

Rosi Leonard from the Irish Housing Network, gave her reaction to the order issued to them to leave.

She said: "It seems obscene that Nama isn’t being utilised to help prevent the (homelessness) crisis.

"Our main concern is ending the homelessness crisis. As to how we proceed on that, it remains to be seen."

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