MICA block home owners now face paying 14% of repair costs

A Fine Gael Councillor says he understand that the government currently plan on billing homeowners 14% of the cost of repairing their homes built with faulty MICA blocks.

Councillor Mickey Doherty says this is unacceptable and has again threatened to leave the party of homeowners are charged over 5%.

There are still no firm details on the scheme which was announced in last year's budget.

Councillor Doherty says most people can't afford to contribute to the scheme: