Altering rules on apartments backfires as projects halted
Developers withdrew planning applications to include more units after new regulations published; Dublin Chamber research suggests policy changes ‘may not have had the desired effect’
Constant intervention in the standards governing apartment building may be holding back development, a new analysis has found.
Successive governments have introduced a series of reforms in recent years in an attempt to make apartment building more viable but, according to Dublin Chamber, this may have had the opposite effect.
In a research paper, the chamber found that “substantial policy changes made over the last three years . . . may not have had the desired effect.
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