Finance Minister statement on Victoria Square Apartments

Date published: 21 March 2024

Speaking after the Executive today, Finance Minister Caoimhe Archibald said: “I am deeply concerned at the plight of Victoria Square apartment owners who have found themselves in a situation not of their making.


“These are complex matters, but I am committed to working with Ministerial colleagues to find a way forward for people impacted in respect of their rates liability.

“Ministers are committed to working together to do what we can to help support the residents as much as possible during what is a very distressing time.

“Land & Property Services (LPS) must act within the legislation and caselaw which governs the rating system here. LPS has put a pause on bills and legal action for non-payment of rates while efforts are ongoing to resolve this matter.

“My focus is on finding a way forward.”

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