Editorial: Solution to housing crisis must involve a reimagining of urban Ireland
To achieve the optimal outcome, it is important to identify what is wrong with our government’s current approach
The national effort to solve Ireland’s housing crisis tends to get bogged down in trying to tell the wood from the trees. If the property supplements are a guide, the housing market is booming: lavish homes on sale at mindboggling prices. There is evidence that lots of houses and apartments are being built, especially in Dublin.
In the real world, however, the government staggers from one knee-jerk initiative to another. The Land Development...
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