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Group dismisses plans for central housing authority

Thu, 26 Sep 2013

Plans for one central housing authority have been dismissed by a working party which says a ‘local approach’ is needed.

The Western Housing Group – which consists of five housing authorities – says it’s against the Department of Social Care’s plans.

The department is looking at replacing the Island’s 17 local authorities, which oversee around 2,500 social housing properties, with one body.

Chairman of the new group David Talbot says people’s personal preferences should be taken into account:


  • David Talbot

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