Will the drive for holiday homes to house Ukrainian refugees work?

Government is targeting 20,000 second homes under the latest drive to find accommodation

The Government is targeting 20,000 holiday homes under the latest drive to find accommodation for Ukraine war refugees amid concern that local authorities were not rising to the challenge under the previous system. Under the new plan, homeowners will be asked to register on offerahome.ie and will then be directed to the relevant local authority.

Tell us what you think of this idea? Do you think people will offer their holiday homes for Ukrainian refugees? Do you think the properties are suitable? Would you offer your holiday home for rent if you owned one? Is the €800 payment incentive enough to incentivise people? Do you think it may cause tensions with locals in some tourist areas?

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