Five key takeaways from co-living report

Minister for Housing wants to ban co-living, but will not be able to prevent complexes that have been given the green light already and those in the planning process will continue to be assessed

23rd November, 2020
Five key takeaways from co-living report
Darragh O‘Brien, the Minister for Housing, is limited in his powers to ban co-living complexes. Picture: Leah Farrell/

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has said he will seek to ban future co-living developments.

The ban will be limited in its nature — unable to restrict co-living complexes that already secured planning permission or are currently in the planning process.

O’Brien said that the number of applications and permissions to date for co-living in Ireland are “comparatively high in the international context”.

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