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# vacant-site-levy - Monday 5 July, 2021

Should Ireland's planning system take some of the blame for the housing crisis?
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Should Ireland's planning system take some of the blame for the housing crisis?

Jul 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 19,686 Views 49 Comments
  • CJ McKinney examines whether the country's planning laws need reform.
  • A European Commission report shows a 96% correlation between the number of planning permission grants and the number of homes completed two years later.
  • But, there's a different outcome for so-called strategic housing developments.

# vacant-site-levy - Thursday 21 May, 2020

The tax to try prevent property owners from hoarding land was only collected by 1 in 8 councils last year
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# Vacant Site Levy

The tax to try prevent property owners from hoarding land was only collected by 1 in 8 councils last year

May 21st 2020, 3:25 PM 19,607 Views 20 Comments

There was over €2 million outstanding due to councils under the vacant site levy at the beginning of this year.

# vacant-site-levy - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Here's how many sites there are where its owners will have to pay the vacant site levy
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Here's how many sites there are where its owners will have to pay the vacant site levy

Jan 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 36,661 Views 17 Comments

Site owners will be eligible to pay up to 7% of its value if the local authority has placed it on the vacant sites register.