Councillor says voluntary housing agencies are cherry picking properties

first_img Pinterest A Donegal councillor is calling for a debate on the role of voluntary housing agencies, saying it is his fear that the agencies are cherry picking the best available houses in the county to manage.Cllr Patrick Mc Gowan  was speaking as the council agreed to lease over four unsold affordable houses in Buncrana, Carndonagh and Donegal Town to a voluntary agency.Cllr Mc Gowan claimed the agencies get government funding to maintain and manage their housing stock, while the council struggles with very limited resources.He says that’s something that must be looked at:[podcast][/podcast] By News Highland – October 25, 2012 Previous articleFurther calls for retention of Malin Head Coastguard stationNext articleFourth man arrested in Bundoran stabbing investigation News Highland Twitter 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Facebookcenter_img Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released News Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ Pinterest Councillor says voluntary housing agencies are cherry picking properties PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegallast_img read more