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Karl Deeter: Beware of politicians bearing festive gifts

The state’s promise of modular homes for the homeless by Christmas was no more than a PR stunt

6th December, 2015
Modular Housing has been suggested for fixing almost every housing problem we have.

Modular housing has quickly become synonymous with “fixes almost every housing problem”. Let’s examine, not only why that isn’t the case, but why the implementation of modular housing matters so much.

Why are we considering building modular homes, which cost almost €200,000 to buy when you can buy a pre-existing building on the market in the same area for €140,000?

In September, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly announced...

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