Policy Submissions

An important part of the Society's remit is to represent the interests of our members in relation to policy development and legislative initiatives. The SCSI regularly makes policy submissions to government agencies, standards bodies and other institutions whose work may impact on our members.

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Submission to the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

The supply shortage of housing in Dublin and other urban areas is a key concern. Approximately 89,000 units were built in 2006 and just 8,301 in 2013. In Dublin price inflation is at 22% year on year which is clearly unsustainable. We have set out a series of recommendations which we believe will help improve the supply of property and support the development of a more sustainable and normally functioning property market.