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New Apt. Size Guidelines Criticised As Return To "Shoe Box" Sized Homes.

: 12/22/2015 - 12:40

New guidelines on apartment sizes are being criticised as benefitting builders and developers and not residents.

Environment Minister Alan Kelly published the guidelines yesterday which reduce the minimum size of apartments to 45 square metres and studios to 40 square metres.

Lecturer in housing studies with DIT Lorcan Sirr, speaking to Kildare Today, says the regulations have no economic rationale and are a return to shoe-box size homes:

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