Ireland Democracy, devolution and governance , Housing and planning

Housing in Ireland and the balance of central and local government powers



Access to affordable housing is an issue common to many countries, and the role of local government in addressing the problem is critical. A factor in at least some of the more successful housing outcomes worldwide is ensuring housing development decision-making stays at the local level. This briefing explores where this leaves Ireland and the balance of central and local government powers for housing in Ireland.

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