Land hoarding a big obstacle to more homes being built, report says

It is ‘crystal clear there is a landbank out there which needs to be used,’ according to the chief executive of the The Housing Finance Agency

20th September, 2021
Land hoarding a big obstacle to more homes being built, report says
The main obstacles to delivery of housing include land hoarding, manpower capacity, developer finance and costs of construction materials, according to the report. Picture: Getty

Land hoarding is one main obstacles to delivery of housing in Ireland, according to the Housing Finance Agency and Minister for Housing.

The Housing Finance Agency (HFA) launched its annual report today, which showed it registered a record year of lending in 2020.

The agency’s submission to the Department of Housing last week ahead of the launch of Housing for All launch outlined a number of measures that could be included in the government’s new plan...

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