Government divisions add to the rental crisis
Published 26/10/2015 | 02:30
Investors have good reason to fear uncertainty. No reasonable person is going to put money into something when there are too many unknown factors. The see-saw history of the Irish property market has taught many bitter lessons.
And now a new cause of instability is adding to a growing housing crisis in Ireland.
The Environment Minister, Alan Kelly, has promised some form of curb on rising rents as long ago as March 1 last at the Labour Party national conference in Killarney. Eight months later that promise remains unfulfilled.