Residents of Glovers Court have been asking the council for years to address the issues at the 1976-vintage flats. The council has been looking at ways to better insulate them.
Martin Heeney says he’s been reporting the spread of black mould to the council since he moved in, but it’s never been properly fixed.
From a hole in the kitchen wall to drips from the ceiling, over the years Rita Cahill has catalogued an array of problems with her home, built as part of the Ballymun regeneration.
Dublin city councillors voted to set up a group to look at solutions to damp and condensation, and learnt that they have partial access to social-housing-list details.
Ultimately, the RTB is based on the logic that the most vulnerable actor within the rental sector – the tenant – should be tasked with ensuring landlords play by the rules. This simply does not work, writes Mick Byrne.
Some buildings are so badly designed it’s nearly impossible to keep it at bay, no matter how much we open windows, run ventilator fans, and wipe walls with bleach or Fairy liquid.
When the children of St Mochta’s National School march on Dáil Éireann on Wednesday, they need more than words and plans.
Dublin City Council has spent €500,000-plus renting crumbling sanitary units for Traveller halting sites. Who’s to blame for the condition of the units?