Warnock: Councils relocating ‘problem tenants’ to Leitrim

A Leitrim Councillor claims Councils in other parts of the country are using Leitrim to relocate what he calls ‘problem cases’ under the HAP scheme.

Councillor Justin Warnock claims that such cases have resulted in an increase in anti-social behaviour in towns like like Kinlough and Manorhamilton.

The Fianna Fail Councillor claims other Local Authorities are abusing the HAP Scheme and proper vetting should be carried out before any tenant is relocated to the North West.

He says it’s having a negative impact on local communities: