It says 'political correctness' has haunted housing policy.
More bold and impactful changes are needed if the housing shortage is to be resolved.
That's the view of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers.
It says government needs to act on recent recommendations from the IMF which would increase supply and quicken the building process.
IPAV Chief Executive, Castlepollard's Pat Davitt says 'political correctness' has haunted housing policy, and the new planning bill needs to eradicate that.
He says there's is an urgent need to publish the bill:
Mr. Davitt says proper attention also needs to be given to vacant homes: