Panic to build may mean we overshoot on housing

Panic to build may mean we overshoot on housing

The CSO has taken a crack at counting the new houses and, just like everyone else, they’ve got it wrong

The number of housing completions has long been a point of contention in Irish housing. Last week, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) announced that it was taking over counting them and, to nobody’s surprise, also let us know that the numbers had been wrong all along.

This has important implications for the country, and it’s an issue that we can’t just blame on the current government. Past governments, it would appear, were also overestimating...

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