Wednesday August 12, 2020

Housing agency chief: curb your expectations

Desire for Dublin-style leafy suburban living can only be fulfilled many miles from the capital

2nd August, 2015
Conor Skehan, chairman of the Housing Agency

Celtic Tiger property prisoners trapped in the wrong homes need to temper their expectations of escaping to a large home in a leafy suburb, according to the head of the country’s Housing Agency.

“People have to understand that what was a reasonable expectation in 2006 or 2007 is not a reasonable expectation now,” said Conor Skehan, chairman of the Housing Agency and former head of DIT’s Spatial Planning school.

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