Monday August 10, 2020

David McWilliams: Hands up who wants to make Dublin more liveable?

The mutually opposed strategies of Dublin City Council and Nama are making it harder and harder for homebuyers to find a place to live in the capital

22nd August, 2015
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What happens when the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing? At the very least, you drop the ball.

Looking at the Dublin property market and the capital’s population strategy in general, it would seem that we are in a bizarre position where different state agencies are doing different things and, in the process, are strangling land supply in the city, driving up rents and pushing would-be city dwellers out...

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