Approach to housebuilding ‘could wreck Irish communities’

Approach to housebuilding  ‘could wreck Irish communities’
John O'Connor, chief executive officer of the Housing Agency Picture: Fergal Phillips

The head of the Housing Agency, John O’Connor, says the state must assert itself more to make development happen

Ireland is taking entirely the wrong approach to house building – one that could lead to hundreds of hollowed-out communities in the next 30 years. That’s according to John O’Connor, the head of the Housing Agency, the government body that helps local authorities build and buy houses.

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