Housing association wants local authorities to focus on regeneration

Local authorities in Donegal are being urged to regenerate local authority housing by transfering it to a housing association.

Cluid Housing Association, a not for profit group develops housing for people on low incomes and those with special needs.

The organisation argues that it is more cost effective to focus on the regeneration of estates that have fallen onto decline rather than opt for new builds.

Brian O'Gorman of Cluid, says with local authorities facing funding cuts, the regeneration option makes more sense:

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