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This afternoon.

In the Dáil.

The People Before Profit/Solidarity’s motion passed 83 to 43 with one abstention.

The motion called for

A declaration of a housing and homeless emergency.
A dramatic increase in the capital spending on housing to €2.3bn in budget 2019.
End evictions into homelessness.
More aggressive measures to bring empty properties and unused building land into use for housing.
Real rent controls to achieve affordable rents.
Increase the proportion of public and affordable housing in private developments.

There you go now.

UPDATE:

Government loses vote on Dáil housing motion (RTÉ)

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