Tackling the housing crisis, one brick at a time

The first ever Housebuilding Summit brings together more than 250 delegates from around the world, to debate and explore solutions to this ongoing problem

15th November, 2020
Rachel Kenny, director of planning, An Bord Pleanála; Pat Farrell, chief executive, Irish Institutional Property (IIP) and Dr Aideen Hayden, chairperson, Threshold

The first event of its kind, the Housebuilding Summit took place virtually last Tuesday, with a timely question as its theme: “How can the industry build homes that people can afford?”

In an era of housing shortages, soaring rents and high levels of homelessness, housing remains a painful subject in Ireland.

The Summit brought together over 300 delegates from around the world to debate and explore solutions to this ongoing crisis; builders, developers,...

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