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Eoin Ó Broin - Spokesperson on Housing

Eoin Ó Broin is a Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Mid West and the party’s spokesperson for Housing, Local Government and Heritage. He has been a Sinn Féin activist for 22 years in Belfast and Dublin, was elected to Belfast City Council between 2001 and 2004 and was a member of South Dublin County Council between 2013 and 2016 when he was elected to the Dáil.

Tackling the housing and homelessness crisis is the top priority for Eoin and his has been the party spokesperson on the issue since 2016. He has been active on this issue both within the Dáil on the Oireachtas Housing Committee and within civil society and his participation in the Raise the Roof campaign.

Eoin is the is author of a number of books including HOME: why public housing is the answer (Merrion Press 2019) and Defects: living with the legacy of the Celtic Tiger (Merrion Press 2021).

Eoin lives in Clondalkin Village with his partner Senator Lynn Boylan.

Statements (382)

Latest figures show no let-up in homeless crisis - Eoin Ó Broin31 March, 2020

Shorter rent supplement form & revised criteria welcome but government must promote it - Eoin Ó Broin TD31 March, 2020

Government must publish Rent Supplement guidance issued to Social Welfare offices - Eoin Ó Broin TD31 March, 2020

Renters urgently need clarity on new rent supplement payment - Eoin Ó Broin30 March, 2020

Students should be granted refunds for vacating student accommodation early due to Covid-19 - Eoin Ó Broin27 March, 2020

Government must do more to help renters - Eoin Ó Broin25 March, 2020

Concern raised for people in emergency accommodation and direct provision - Eoin Ó Broin23 March, 2020

Emergency rent supplement, rent reductions and rent waivers must be on the agenda - Eoin Ó Broin22 March, 2020

Ó Broin disappointed with Murphy’s weak statement on renters16 March, 2020

Ministers Murphy & Doherty must publicly address the needs of renters - Eoin Ó Broin TD13 March, 2020

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