The housing crisis is the Government's number one priority according to the Taoiseach.
Cabinet Ministers are meeting to discuss ways to prevent investment funds from bulk buying in new housing estates.
The Housing and Finance Ministers have been working on changes to planning and tax laws.
Meanwhile, Sinn Fein has tabled a Bill this evening which aims to end financial advantages for property investment funds.
If enacted it would instruct government to end tax advantages and exemptions for institutional investors.
Discussing the issue, here is Galway West TDs, Fianna Fail Deputy Eamon O’Cuiv and Sinn Fein Deputy Mairead Farrell.