Analysis by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform last week suggests unit costs of about €200k **including **site quisition:
Estimates of the cost for 2 and 3 bed units through LA direct construction have been provided by DHPLG based on
the construction cost for units delivered between 2016 and 2017, cost guidelines for units in Q4 2017 and the
average tendered costs for units being delivered in 2018. The estimated unit all-in costs (i.e. including land costs
and excluding abnormals) within the analysis range from €175,000 to €195,000 for a 2 bed and €190,000 to
€210,000 for a 3 bed.