Vague folk memories of cruel 19th century evictions of two acre tenant farmers influence today's snailpace eviction procedures on houses



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Backyard sheds get a good rent in London.
On the 1 April 2018 local authorities inEngland owned 1.59 million dwellings, a decrease of 0.6% from the previous year. Of these 1.59 million dwellings, 98.9% are let at social rent and 1.1% are affordable rent.


London has excellent transport compared to Dublin.
 

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The correct question is what is the government doing to reduce the planning permission red tape that panders to NIMBYS. That is the key to housing supply and relief from high rents. Rent controls are only an attack on symptoms instead of a cure and discourage supply. The government has given Bord Pleanala power to fast track housing projects of over a hundred homes and seems to be spending more on housing infrastructure such as sewerage and water. But the result is what counts in meeting housing targets of about 25,000 units a year minimum.

Plus they need to start building up and not out. There are so many pluses to that, reducing business losses through transport delays, reducing congestion and pollution from longer drives/commutes and stimulation demand for public transport.
 

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On the 1 April 2018 local authorities inEngland owned 1.59 million dwellings, a decrease of 0.6% from the previous year. Of these 1.59 million dwellings, 98.9% are let at social rent and 1.1% are affordable rent.


London has excellent transport compared to Dublin.
A Belfast acquaintance pays a sizable rent for a small two bedroom council house in an average Belfast suburb, a multiple of the peppercorn rents of council housing in Dublin.
 

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For the past few decades, for the first time, we are subsidising poor and out of work people to live in the city centres, while the commuters who are paying for it have to spend hours every day travelling miles in and out, past these subsidees.

Without the commuters, there would be no tax to pay the subsidy.

Is it berko? Can it last?
 


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