Calling Uninest accommodations ‘luxurious’ is not helping the housing crisis

Posted in Governance and administration on October 28th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Living in premium student accommodation is not above the crisis, but more expensive than necessary for access to basic housing. Please stop calling Kavanagh court and similar housing options ‘luxury’. The term does not help yourself or the students who are struggling in the current housing crisis …” (more)

[Germano Girardelli, Trinity News, 27 October]

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‘We want compensation’ – students who paid €12k for accommodation forced to endure months of construction work

Posted in Legal issues on April 9th, 2018 by steve

“Students who paid up to €12,000 to live at a new residence in Dublin city were forced to endure months of construction work and are demanding that they receive ‘adequate compensation’. Independent.ie met with a number of aggrieved students living at the New Mill residence in The Liberties …” (more)

[Amy Molloy, Independent, 8 April]

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