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Peel Commissioners says a housing association could move people out of their communities

It's a scheme being investigated by the government

Introducing a housing association on the Isle of Man could cut people off from their local communities.

That’s the view of a Peel commissioner after government confirmed it was looking at creating a single body to manage the Department of Infrastructure’s housing stock.

Alan Jones says the idea has been floated previously and Peel Commissioners offered to look after housing in the west but nothing was done:

Tynwald will be asked to receive the Housing Stock Options Report by the David Tolson Partnership Limited next month – you can find it HERE.

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