Ireland adopting the US housing model

{{ Soaring rents have left many struggling to afford homes in Dublin and have created a generational divide. Two-thirds of younger adults in the city live with their parents.

For years, house building in the Irish capital has focused on short-term rentals or luxury.}}

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My close cousins three families have older children living at home. Some have moved out only recently. My cousins had homes in their twenties unlike their kids.

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For many student loans have to be part of the problem. But also not enough homes built. And sprawl around cities for affordable housing. But long expensive time consuming commute. Or work from home. Lonely. Absence of social connection.

An array of modern problems. Solutions?

Irish colleges are much less expensive. Most people live at home during their college years.

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