Sligo County Council to write to Government over rent freeze calls

Sligo County Council has agreed to write to the Government, calling for the introduction of immediate rent freezes.


A number of local rent hike instances were raised at the latest sitting of Sligo County Council, with the rent case in Tubbercurry where the landlord raised the rent by 75% also highlighted.


Sligo People Before Profit Cllr Gino O’Boyle says many people are on edge as to whether they too will face an increase against the backdrop of a cost of living crisis.


He says something needs to be done to alleviate some of the fears being faced by communities: