Sunday December 15, 2019

Eoghan Murphy unclear on ‘use it or lose it’ plans

Minister for Housing says laws on planning not fully “worked out”

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
3rd November, 2019

New laws that would force developers to ‘use or lose’ large-scale housing planning permission have not been fully “worked out”, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said.

Last week, Murphy confirmed a new plan in which planning permission would lapse for fast-track housing developments if construction did not begin within 18 months.

The proposed law follows a review of the fast-track housing scheme and research by The Sunday Business Post that revealed...

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