Minister warned High Court ruling could scupper plans for 10,000 houses
Property lobbyists say quashing of Howth development based on lack of detail in planning drawings could set worrying precedent
A High Court decision that quashed permission for nearly 200 apartments in Howth threatens to scupper a further 10,000 homes planned across 40 schemes, property lobbyists have warned Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien.
In a letter from Property Industry Ireland (PII), seen by the Business Post, O’Brien was told a High Court judgment in November 2020 “has material consequences for every pending and future application” to build homes in Ireland.
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