FF/FG promise referendum on land price cap
The parties hope to prevent land prices escalating after the crisis and put forward a plan that councils could lease social housing from developers for 100 years
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are going to hold a referendum to cap land prices “as soon as possible” if they succeed in forming a government, the Business Post has learned.
The framework between the two parties published last week referred to their willingness to tackle land costs “through bold action”.
The two parties have privately agreed to hold a referendum to ask voters to give the...
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