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Dublin 'must double homes built'

Dublin needs at least 14,000 new homes annually - double the current rate of construction - to help house an expected extra 400,000 residents in the coming decade, according to Dublin Chamber.

The Chamber - which represents 1,300 firms employing 300,000 people - says the housing scarcity and cost is driving wage inflation and pricing workers out of the capital.

Its election manifesto published yesterday says new housing inside the M50 must be higher-density and have stronger transport links.

"Businesses tell us that the availability and affordability of housing is the biggest issue facing them," said Aebhric McGibney, the Chamber's director of public and international affairs. "Not only is this leading to demand for wage increases, it's hurting Dublin's competitiveness generally as a place to live and work."

He said Chamber polls and focus groups had produced a consensus view that the next Government must "act decisively and ambitiously" to deliver new housing and transport links on deadline.

"There is a history of going back to the drawing board when governments change. But strong economic and population growth and increasing pressure on infrastructure means Dublin cannot afford further delays in key projects," he said. "Dublin's public transport offering is way behind where it should be."

The Chamber says the Dart Underground project should be "shovel-ready by 2025 to allow for construction to start immediately after the completion of MetroLink in 2027".

Its election manifesto says 858,000 people work in the capital, including 140,000 who commute from eight surrounding counties. It forecasts a 30pc rise in Dublin's population by 2030 to 1.7 million.

Co-ordinated development will require, it says, "a directly elected mayor, or an equivalent figure, with the necessary powers and responsibility to implement the Dublin Metropolitan Area Strategic Plan".

It highlights a need for smarter policies for two-wage families in the commuter belt, where greater adoption of flexible hours and remote working would cut childcare bills and traffic congestion.

It wants subsidies under the National Childcare Scheme to double to €100 weekly by 2023, leading to free childcare for most families by 2030; a €5,000 'return to work' credit and reduced income tax for second earners; and formal employer guidelines on their legal and insurance obligations to remote workers.

Dublin needs more women in the workforce, it says, but female participation "lags behind international benchmarks due to the high cost of childcare and the high marginal effective tax rate on second earners in a family".

Jan 24 2020
Irish Independent

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AIB helps customers on the COVID payment

AIB softens its approach to mortgage applications from customers on State pandemic supports.

The banking group has now said that from next week it will commence accepting new mortgage applications from customers who are on the State’s Covid-19 supports.

AIB has softened its approach to mortgage applications from customers on the pandemic unemployment payment and the temporary wage subsidy. The banking group found itself at the centre of a storm this week when it was revealed it was halting all applications for mortgages from those on State supports at AIB, Haven and EBS.

An internal memo had exposed how the banking group was “pausing” lending to customers on the pandemic unemployment payment and the temporary wage subsidy. All lenders have effectively stopped issuing mortgages to customers on the pandemic unemployment payment and the temporary wage subsidy. AIB, Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB have stopped making loan offers to those on State subsidies, according to leading broker Karl Deeter.

He said some lenders are processing loan offers. These include Bank of Ireland, KBC and Finance Ireland. But these three will not allow people to draw down a loan while the applicants are on the pandemic payment or the wage subsidy scheme.

Source: The Independent - Charlie Weston July 1/June 30

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Urgent Covid19 notice and advice

Covid19 update for all our Clients and Customers

The safety of our clients and staff is paramount and we are taking guidance from credible sources such as the HSE, the HPSC and IBEC. We have taken a number of measures including a full hygiene, sanitisation and education plan implemented across all offices and for all staff.

If you have recently visited any of the affected areas, showing symptoms of the virus or have come into contact with an affected individual, please let us know as we can suspend viewings and act accordingly.

Please find link to HSE website for a comprehensive overview of the Corona virus.

Overview Coronavirus (COVID-19): https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

If you have any concerns or queries, please do let us know at info@finnegan.ie, or from our contact page.

We look forward to continuing working with you and shall update you with regard to any further developments.

Yours sincerely
Vincent B. Finnegan

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