Sinn Féin publish bill to ban 'car parking space' co-living – BreakingNews.ie

Sinn Féin has published a new bill today that aims to ban co-living housing developments across the State.Former housing minister Eoghan Murphy changed planning laws in 2018 to allow for the controversial living arrangement, which sees tenants share kitchen and living facilities while renting a small private bedroom.Sinn Féin says their bill will outlaw co-living and lower standards in build to rent accommodation, with the party’s housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin saying that current legislation allows for unacceptable living conditions.The idea that anybody thinks it’s a good idea to rent out living spaces, and that would have a bed, a kitchenette and a toilet in the equivalent space of a car park for €1,300 a month just, I think isn’t living in the real world.“The current co-living regulations allow for living spaces of 12 square metres, that is the average size of a car parking space, and the current price range

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