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Court ruling on housing will benefit local authorities

The Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA) has welcomed a ruling on the controversial allocation of social and affordable homes, which they believe will resolve disputes over the transfer of housing units from developers to local authorities.

21st July, 2007

The Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA) has welcomed a ruling on the controversial allocation of social and affordable homes, which they believe will resolve disputes over the transfer of housing units from developers to local authorities.

The effect of a High Court ruling by Mr Justice Frank Clarke last Thursday is that local authorities are more likely to secure, at market rates,20 per cent more of the units in housing developments for social and affordable...

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