Saturday October 31, 2020

Tens of thousands of homes with planning permission not being built

Landowners accused of ‘hoarding’ sites as housing shortage drives 10 per cent price spike

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
11th June, 2017

Around 22,000 homes and apartments with planning permission are not being built in Dublin, despite the huge demand.

It comes at a time when house prices nationally are up by 10 per cent on last year, and there are 695 homeless families being put up in hotels in the capital.

The latest figures from the Dublin Housing Task Force show that there were 10,000 houses with immediate planning permission not being built at the end of last year,...

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