Wednesday 13 December 2017

State's land bank will be freed up - and about time

More than 800 sites owned by local authorities and public bodies will be offered to the private market to help boost housing supply. Stock Photo: PA
More than 800 sites owned by local authorities and public bodies will be offered to the private market to help boost housing supply. Stock Photo: PA
Editorial

Editorial

The solution to the housing crisis was right there under the Government's nose all along.

The biggest land hoarder in the country, sitting on prime development sites, is the State.

Now more than 800 sites owned by local authorities and public bodies will be offered to the private market to help boost housing supply.

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