Saturday December 7, 2019

Financial matters: Jill Kerby

If we are ever to get back to attainable home ownership for young people to avoid moving back in with Mum and Dad, urgent changes are needed

26th May, 2019
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The housing crisis has seen many people in their 20s and 30s forced to move back home

The recent news that average rents in Dublin have now topped €2,000 a month suggests that more, not fewer, of Ireland’s boomerang generation of adult children will be cohabiting with their parents in the years to come.

Neither do I think there are too many parents who share Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy’s enthusiasm for the new scheme, which requires 40 tenants to share a kitchen before they each retire to their 16...

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