Over 90% of social housing in NI still segregated

Gerry Flynn, director of landlord services, and Jennifer Hawthorne, head of community services, show some of the projects funded by the Housing Executive. Picture by Bill Smyth
Almost two decades after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, more than 90 per cent of social housing in Northern Ireland remains segregated on grounds of religious background. And that figure rises to 94 per cent in Belfast, the Housing Executive revealed yesterday. Launching a strategy to help improve relations between communities and reverse the trend, it said 80 per cent of people questioned said they would live in shared housing if the circumstances were right. The Community Cohesion strategy will deal not just with trying to integrate nationalist and unionist communities bu[...]

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