Post-election housing plans may be more political than practical
Incentivising builders and landlords should be an important part of solving the housing crisis but is unlikely to be play well with voters
Whether we get housing solutions that work or housing solutions that seem to work and play well to the voters remain to be seen. For all our sakes, let us hope it is the former.
We may know very little about the ultimate outcome of last weekend’s election, but we can say with some certainty that the Irish housing market is about to be shaken up, although whether for good or bad remains to be...
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