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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# affordability crisis

Last year
2022
# Cost of Living
Despite prices falling at the pump, annual Irish consumer price inflation hit 7% in April — a 22-year high
Consumer price inflation has now been rising at an annual pace of 5% or more since October 2022.
# affordability crisis
92% drop in affordable properties in 10 months as opposition says housing crisis 'getting worse'
The Simon Community has called for HAP rates to be increased to deal with the rising cost of housing.