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Housing Crisis: Time for the State to Build Irish Times Inside Politics

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Can we fix a housing market bedevilled by perverse incentives and bottlenecks?

How important have lobbying, vested interests and ideology been in determining our housing policy?

Why did the state lose faith in social housing?

As the housing crisis gets worse and worse, we ask two experts how we got here and what needs to be done.

Guests: Dr Michelle Norris, head of UCD's School of Social Policy, and Dr Lorcan Sirr, lecturer in housing studies, urban economics, and research methods in DIT's School of Real Estate and Construction Economics.

Can we fix a housing market bedevilled by perverse incentives and bottlenecks?

How important have lobbying, vested interests and ideology been in determining our housing policy?

Why did the state lose faith in social housing?

As the housing crisis gets worse and worse, we ask two experts how we got here and what needs to be done.

Guests: Dr Michelle Norris, head of UCD's School of Social Policy, and Dr Lorcan Sirr, lecturer in housing studies, urban economics, and research methods in DIT's School of Real Estate and Construction Economics.

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