THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

The Dynamics of Housing Markets and Housing Provision in Ireland- Expert Statement

10 August 2017

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PDF icon The Dynamics of Housing Markets and Housing Provision in Ireland- Expert Statement

Our Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee have released a statement on housing provision in Ireland.

Housing and access to it is recognised by the United Nations as a human right. Housing is also a commodity and represents an asset as well as a vehicle for financial investment.

In this statement our authors look at the changing housing policies in recent years in Ireland. Since the late 1970’s housing policies worldwide have meant a move towards market-dominated systems operating on supply and demand. But while the demand for housing is predicted by the ability to pay the need for housing is not.

To read the statement please click here

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