Exploring Developments in the Irish Housing and Mortgage Market

June 21, 2018 8:30AM - 12:35PM

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Photo Gallery: Exploring Developments in the Irish Housing and Mortgage Market


Speakers addressed issues such as current and future house price movements, affordability in the housing market, social housing, and current regulatory developments in the mortgage market. Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister for Housing, opened the conference.

PROGRAMME

 

08.30       Registration and Coffee

09.00       Welcome: Professor Alan Barrett, Director, ESRI

09.05       Opening Address: Eoghan Murphy,TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government

 

SESSION 1 – Developments in the Irish Housing Market

09.30       Macroeconomic Developments in the Irish Housing Market. Kieran McQuinn (ESRI)

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10.00       Housing Affordability in Ireland. Conor O’Toole and Rachel Slaymaker (ESRI)

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10.30 Tea/Coffee

 

SESSION 2 – Mortgage Market and Social Housing
11.00       Mortgage Market Finance and Regulatory Developments. Trevor Fitzpatrick (Central Bank of Ireland)

11.30       Social Housing in the Irish Housing Market. Dorothy Watson and Eoin Corrigan (ESRI; Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government)

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SESSION 3 – 12.00 Roundtable discussion

Participants:

  1. Michelle Norris, Head of the School of the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice University College Dublin
  2. David Duffy, Director, Property Industry Ireland
  3. David Walsh, Assistant Secretary for the Planning, Land Management and Housing Market Policy Division, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government
  4. David Silke, Director of Research and Corporate Affairs at the Housing Agency

12.50       Closing Remarks


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