Budget 2018: Part 1 – Industry Submissions

13 September 2017

Budget 2018 will be announced on 10th October 2017, World Homeless Day. The budget sets out the main changes in the areas of taxation, social welfare, health, housing, education, employment and other areas. In Part 1 of 2 posts, BRegs Blog tables submissions by various industry interest groups- Construction Lobby Groups the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and Property Industry Ireland (PII), Industry stakeholders Engineers Ireland (EI), Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland (SCSI), Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV), and the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI). Part 2 will gather Voluntary and not-for-profit organisations and their submissions aimed at tackling the acute lack of housing that we are currently experiencing and measures aimed to tackle the housing and homeless emergency.

Pre-Budget Submissions (click on organisation for link to PDF)

Articles of Interest:

Peter McVerry: Housing crisis for the rich or poor?

Number of homeless could reach 10,000 by next year–Simon Community

Budget 2018: Here’s what we know so far | Irish Times

Other posts of Interest:

Rebuilding Ireland Review | John McCarthy

Officials refuse publication of Fire Safety Strategy for Defective Housing

Government’s ‘rapid-build’ schedule in realms of fantasy | Irish Times

Minister Murphy has “no plans” for new Safety Advisory Board

The Price Of Allowing Developers To Self-Certify | Broadsheet.ie

Rapid Answers – Broadsheet.ie

Homelessness in Galway at unprecedented level, says NGO

Is ‘Rapid’ housing too little, too late (again)?

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