Opposition set to up the ante on mortgage sell-offs
The government is between a rock and a hard place on the sale of home loans to vulture funds by state-owned banks
The last government felt capable of bringing in the property tax, water charges and extra working hours for public servants. But despite what its critics might say, it knew there would be no tolerance for a “tsunami of repossessions” in a country with a folk memory of the Famine and evictions by absentee landlords.
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