That's according to a Kildare South TD after Sinn Féin submitted a motion to extend the ban.
The problem around housing supply needs to be solved before an evictions ban is extended.
That's what Kildare South TD Cathal Berry is saying after Sinn Féin submitted a non-binding motion to extend the ban until next January.
The Regional Group of Independent TDs want to see punitive taxes for landlords ended, renters given more tax supports, and the Croí Cónaithe scheme extended to allow people claim support to renovate multiple homes.
Deputy Berry says he agrees with the spirit of Sinn Féin's motion but wants to see other policies prioritised: