Meeting The Housing Needs Of People In Cork Is Critical To The Future Of The County
The Chief Executive of Cork County Council says there needs to be a huge increase in housing output to facilitate Cork's projected population growth.
Cork is set to become the fastest growing region in Ireland over the next 30 years with the County Council estimating that the population of the county will increase from 540,000 to over 840,000 people.
The Council currently has 59 social housing schemes at design or construction phase.
Speaking to RedFM News, Chief Executive of Cork County Council Tim Lucey says it's also vital that private housing schemes are prioritised:
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