Can We Get Housing Right?

Rory Hearne, Michelle Norris and Hugh Brennan in conversation with Kathy Sheridan

Lack of affordable and social housing remains the country’s biggest crisis, causing homelessness, misery, forced emigration, labour shortages and widespread child poverty.

This panel will discuss remedies for the situation, with Rory Hearne, Assistant Professor of Social Policy at Maynooth University and author of Gaffs: Why no one can get a house and what we can do about it; Professor Michelle Norris, Director of the Geary Institute at UCD and an expert on social housing; and Hugh Brennan, CEO of O’Cualann Cohousing Alliance, in conversation with Kathy Sheridan, Irish Times columnist and co-author of The Builders.

Watch: Can we get housing right? Discussing Ireland's Housing Crisis