# housing issues

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In 2009, 60% of people thought it was a 'good time' to buy a house. Now? That figure is 14%
Houses are built to keep heat in and that's a problem during heatwaves, especially in cities
Irish buildings and homes are generally built to hold in heat rather than stay well ventilated and cool in the summer.
This is increasingly becoming a problem as temperatures rise.
UCD planning professor says more emphasis should be put on adapting buildings to deal with higher heat.
Constitutional right to housing would be ‘limited’ rather than radical, committee hears
'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation