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Major shift needed in order to safeguard housing sector

Rapid house-building must become a priority – builders need less red tape and more access to finance and suitable sites

11th November, 2018
Brid O’Connell, chief executive, Guaranteed Irish: skills shortage needs to be addressedMarc O’Sullivan

It’s no secret that significant investment is urgently needed in Irish housing, with demand continuing to drastically outpace supply. And while there’s a clear requirement to increase housing construction in the short term, any responses to the housing crisis must focus on sustainability to safeguard the future development of high-quality housing units, build thriving communities and protect Irish jobs in the construction industry.

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