The Fianna Fail party have requested that the Government invest over €200m in affordable housing as part their pre-Budget negotiations with the Finance Minister Pascal Donohoe.
According to RTE News, the party have requested that the Government commit to an initial investment within the first year in order to alleviate the current housing crisis.
It is believed that Mr Martin and his colleagues have set out their objectives for the upcoming Budget and both the housing and the health crisis have been given top priority.
Fianna Fail say they want the government to comitt to their proposals that will see in the region of 4,000 affordable homes being built within the first year.
The party’s request comes at a critical stage for the current Fine Gael led Government as any prospect of renewing the confidence in supply deal will most likely hinge on their ability to please the opposition party in the upcoming Budget.
Fianna Fail have previously stated that they will not commit to supporting the current agreement until after October’s Budget, the party have also repeatedly stated that a number of a key objectives must be met by the Government in order for the agreement to continue.
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