Red C Poll

Housing crisis and its complexities not a clear-cut issue with the public

Voters are also split on their response to the government’s decision to end the ban, with 46 per cent opposing the move and 36 per cent backing it

It does not appear that ending the eviction ban has had a major impact on levels of support for government parties

The major issue of the week has been the government’s decision to end the eviction ban, allowing landlords to eject tenants again. This decision has been met by uproar from the opposition parties, and has also received negative media coverage in the context of the housing crisis which is still gripping the nation.

But the complexities of the housing crisis, and the levers that impact on it, mean that this is perhaps not such a ...