Further calls for social housing eligibility threshold to be increased

There are further calls for the threshold for eligibility for social housing to be increased.

Concerns have repeatedly been raised that as a result of the low threshold people cannot access the council's social housing waiting list.

A family must earn €30,000 or less in order to be eligible to apply for social housing.

Councillor Micheal Cholm MacGiolla Easbuig says this is compounding the housing crisis: