Deputy Scanlon calls for Minister Murphy to publish the 2016 Tenant Purchase Scheme report

A local Sligo Leitrim TD is calling on The Housing Minister to publish the overdue 2016 Tenant Purchase Scheme report and to stop discriminating against the older communities.

The housing scheme enables local authority housing tenants to buy their own homes at a discounted price subject to conditions… with one being that you have to earn over €15,000 a year.

A report into how this scheme has been functioning was due to be completed 12 months following its establishment.

Fianna Fail TD for Sligo Leitrim Eamon Scanlon is asking Minister Murphy to prioritise the publication of the report that is effecting a large number of people across the North West.

Deputy Scanlon refers to a widow who has lived in a house for 50 years, yet she is unable buy her own home: