Tuesday July 14, 2020

Karl Deeter: Want to hear the conversation we won’t have?

I hate taxes – like everyone else – but taxing land is essential to ending the housing crisis

21st February, 2016
Taxing land is essential to creating a vibrant economy and ending the housing crisis

While we are busily being bought and sold for our votes, you’ll find that every party has a view on the ‘crisis’ of housing. Brendan Howlin recently said on a televised debate that “we hadn’t the resources in the teeth of the crisis” when talking about creating affordable housing.

This was a surprise as, along with every other industry professional, I assumed we were awash with cheap...

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