03 Jul 2022

Mica redress bill up for Cabinet approval today

Special council meeting on Donegal's mica crisis this Friday

Mica redress bill up for Cabinet approval today

The Minister for Housing will seek Cabinet approval today to publish legislation on a €2.7bn mica redress scheme.

Last week, ministers gave operational effect to the scheme.

Under the plan, there is a potential 100% grant subject to a €420,000 cap, as well as a second cap of €145-161 per square foot.

It is estimated that mica affects more than 7,000 homes.

If Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien secures Cabinet approval, the legislation will be published later this week.

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