Legal challenges to schemes adding €12k to house prices

Judicial reviews of housing schemes costing buyers thousands

Most major housing schemes are now being brought to judicial review and 92pc of those reviews since 2018 have successfully overturned permission granted by An Bord Pleanála. Photo: Stock image

Fearghal O'Connor

Judicial reviews of housing schemes add at least €8,000 to €12,000 to the cost of new homes, the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has warned the Government.

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