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Finance Minister Defend Government Housing Policy, In The Face Of Bulk Home Purchase By Funds.

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It could be weeks before emergency legislation is in place.

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is defending the Government's housing policy.

There's growing pressure on Cabinet to tackle investment funds buying up Irish housing.

A recent purchase was that by Round Hill Capital, which paid €53 million for 135 out of 170 homes in Mullen Park, Maynooth.

Senior Ministers met yesterday but it could be weeks before emergency legislation is in place.

A Sinn Fein motion on the issue was debated in the Dail last nightL

Minister Donohoe defended the Government's record on housing delivery:

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