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Housing issues affecting Irish competitiveness

Body says well-functioning market 'crucial' to the economy

8th July, 2016
NCC report highlights importance of suppy Pic:

A study by the National Competitiveness Council says the affordability of housing is an important part of economic competitiveness and has a direct impact on Ireland's attractiveness as a location for investment.

The NCC says housing market issues directly affect business costs through wage effects, and indirectly determine the price of Irish goods and services. "In short, a well-functioning housing and construction sector is critical to the overall health of society and the economy," the...

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