An accommodation crisis that needs an appropriate response from the state

Reducing the tax burden on private landlords should be the first step to address loss of properties in the rental sector

9th December, 2018

As with many rapidly expanding economies with growing populations, equilibrium in our housing market is a somewhat unattainable goal. However, that should not prevent us from looking for significant progress towards stability.

The residential property market is one of the greatest challenges facing Ireland today. We suffered an incredibly deep and painful recession, and while there is much greater stability today, there are still so many obstacles to overcome.

Put simply, our economy has recovered...

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