A midlands TD is blaming the new concrete levy for the delay.
Laois families have been left 'devastated' following a major delay to a housing project.
Developers behind the Millers Hill project in Killenard have pushed construction back until next Spring, blaming the rising cost of construction materials, tight labour markets and a shortage of skilled traders.
Laois-Offaly TD Carol Nolan believes the introduction of the concrete levy has made things worse.
The Dáil will debate a motion this evening calling for the new levy to be scrapped.
The independent rep says if it isn't scrapped - there'll be many more couples like the one that contacted her over the weekend: