Monday November 30, 2020

Planning regulator urges developers to focus on building fast-track homes

The head of the Office of the Planning Regulator questions whether some developers with permission to build new homes are more interested in increasing value of land

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
1st November, 2020
Niall Cussen, head of the Office of the Planning Regulator

Developers with planning permission to build a combined total of more than 40,000 homes through the fast-track scheme should focus on delivering them instead of asking for further planning policy changes, the country’s planning regulator has said.

In an interview with the Business Post, Niall Cussen, head of the Office of the Planning Regulator also questioned if some developers with permission to build new homes were more interested in increasing the value of land.

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