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Banks ignore state codes on one-off houses

Since September, Alan Kelly has allowed builders of one-off houses to opt out of the requirement brought in last year that

8th November, 2015
Banks are forcing customers to fully comply with strict new building codes

Banks are refusing to allow builders of one-off housing to draw down mortgages unless they fully comply with strict new building codes, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

This is despite Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly’s controversial exemption of one-off houses from the strict new regulations.

Since September, Kelly has allowed builders of one-off houses to opt out of the requirement brought in last year that construction projects appoint an “assigned certifier”....

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