Fianna Fáil looks at capping premiums on undeveloped land

‘Radical’ new plan to help tackle housing crisis was first touted in the Kenny report nearly 50 years ago

8th March, 2020
Fianna Fáil looks at capping premiums on undeveloped land
Eoghan Murphy had previously considered the Kenny files but advice was given by the Attorney General that it would expose the state to legal action by developers

Landowners face having the value of their sites capped to tackle the housing crisis, under “radical” new plans being developed by Fianna Fáil.

The party is examining a key recommendation made in the Kenny report on housing almost 50 years ago, which was never implemented.

It would only allow landowners to receive a premium of 25 per cent on undeveloped land which is needed for housing. This would strip away the potential...

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