Tuesday January 28, 2020

It’s time to give emotive language the bird

Calling PRS investors ‘cuckoos’ unfairly stigmatises a sector that is key to solving our housing crisis

26th May, 2019

From vultures to cuckoos to swallows, the language surrounding the property crisis has taken a rather bizarre turn in recent weeks. Before we find yet another feathered friend to blame for the problem, it might be timely to step back and assess exactly what is driving this agenda.

When society is faced with a crisis as deep and divisive as the current accommodation crisis in Ireland, lines get drawn and sides taken. It seems we...

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