Kitchin, Rob and Hearne, Rory and O'Callaghan, Cian
Spatial justice and housing in Ireland.
Spatial Justice and the Irish Crisis.
Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, pp. 57-77.
In this chapter, we examine social and spatial injustices with respect
to housing in Ireland, focusing on three concerns. The first is social
housing, examining access to such housing in general and the provision
of habitable and safe units given the collapse in regeneration initiatives.
The second is the phenomena of unfinished estates and substandard
private housing stock. The third is the issue of mortgage arrears and
negative equity in the aftermath of the collapse of the Irish economy
and property market. In the final section we examine why these social
and spatial injustices are likely to persist given the structural forces of
austerity at work in Ireland that reproduce and deepen social and spatial
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