Inishowen has highest number of people on Housing Needs list in Donegal

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It's been revealed that Inishowen has 411 people waiting for council houses - the highest in the county.

Donegal County Councils Housing Needs Assessment for this year also shows Letterkenny ranks second with 350 on the list while in Stranorlar there are 203.

There are a total of 1275 people in the county on the list, down significantly on last year's figure of 1700.

Councillor Martin McDermott believes more rural council houses need to be built to reduce the figures: