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Five key takeaways from the task force on Dublin housing supply

Construction activity jumped at the end of last year, driven by an increase in apartment building, but action on the government’s fast-track scheme was slow

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
27th May, 2020
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Apartments in the Beacon Quarter in south Dublin: There was a 75 per cent increase in the number of apartments under construction in Dublin in the last quarter of 2019. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

The task force monitoring supply of housing in Dublin has published its latest report for the final quarter of 2019.

Due to an acute shortage of housing stock, the group was set up to track the delivery of new homes in each Dublin local authority area and identify supply-related issues.

Here are five key takeaways from the Housing Supply Coordination Task Force’s latest research.

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