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MLP leader calls for housing 'leap of faith'

Housing report due to be laid before Tynwald this month

The leader of the Manx Labour Party says a 'leap of faith' is needed to tackle the Island's housing crisis.

Douglas East MHK Joney Faragher says a shortage of properties is hindering aims to grow the Manx population, but without more people there isn't enough interest from investors.

A report into the Island's housing needs is due to be received in Tynwald this month, and the Council of Ministers will be asked to put forward a response by October.

Ms Faragher hopes progress can be made:

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