Saturday October 31, 2020

Can vacant site levies solve housing crisis?

Even now, opinion is divided over the best way to manage the national housing problem

17th January, 2016
They are plenty of Ghost estates still around Ireland Picture: Rollingnews

Last week was a busy one for commercial agents, who have kicked off the new year by releasing a flurry of optimistic forecast reports for 2016 and buoyant end-of-year results for the commercial sector in 2015. Donal Buckley takes a look at what the sector has in store on pages 10 and 12.

In marked contrast, the government has been suspiciously quiet about its plans for tackling the housing crisis this year, perhaps bogged down in dealing with the...

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