Irish tech influx creates Dublin housing crisis

The housing crisis among workers reflects Dublin's business model, which is to entice tech giants.

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    The tech company Google is donating $1bn to create more affordable housing in San Francisco.

    There, highly paid tech workers have helped create a housing shortage by making rents unaffordable for many other Americans.

    A similar situation is unfolding in Ireland's capital, where the working poor can not afford to rent.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports.


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