With a little bit of lateral thinking, we could have new city centre homes for €30k
We could solve our housing crisis if we are willing to stomach some trade-offs
Making the possible impossible is a talent only rarely found within the halls of incompetence. Even the most devout mismanagement can’t halt the obvious from happening. Yet that is precisely what our local authorities are doing across the country. How? Well, there are several ways, including through the planning process, through the application of regulations and by the frustratingly glacial pace at which they operate.
This isn’t a poke at individual local authority...
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