Opinion Editorial

Friday 22 June 2018

Taoiseach must focus more on housing policy

Mr Donohoe said the Government “must and will build more homes, tackle housing waiting lists and reduce homelessness” in 2018. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Mr Donohoe said the Government “must and will build more homes, tackle housing waiting lists and reduce homelessness” in 2018. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Editorial

Editorial

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has admitted the "success" of this Government will be determined by its ability to tackle the housing crisis this year.

Describing the housing issue as the "most pressing problem of a generation", Mr Donohoe said the Government "must and will build more homes, tackle housing waiting lists and reduce homelessness" in 2018.

Writing in the 'Sunday Independent' last month, Mr Donohoe said "serious inroads" would be made on housing.

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