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#Housing

# housing - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Hot Property: Sea views to live for at St Leonard’s

Tea for one on the breakfast deck please.

State of the Nation: What effect will Maíria Cahill’s claims have on Sinn Féin?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

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# housing - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

# housing - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Michael Noonan: No, the Budget wasn’t ‘a series of smart-alecky tricks’

The Finance Minister denied that the Government should have been more cautious in Budget 2015.

Four years, 10,000 units: Here’s how the Government plans to boost social housing

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills

The Irish Green Building Council says Ireland is going through a “revolution in standards and regulation”.

Little relief for renters as Rent Supplement and rent cap omitted from Budget

There was dismay by many groups that the there was nothing to combat spiralling rents.

# housing - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

Brendan Howlin says it will deliver 6,700 units.

# housing - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Opinion: A lack of vision has failed people at all levels of our housing system

There are now 90,000 households on social housing waiting lists in Ireland, thanks to an over-reliance on schemes that are cut as soon as the economy falters.

# housing - Monday 6 October, 2014

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.

From Business ETC Number of properties on the market ‘at lowest level’ since 2007 Rising Prices

Number of properties on the market ‘at lowest level’ since 2007

A new report puts the average national asking price at €195,000.

# housing - Friday 3 October, 2014

Builders are not happy with the government’s new social housing plan

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

# housing - Thursday 2 October, 2014

New social housing plan would force developers to ‘use it or lose it’

And fine them for leaving property vacant.

‘Emergency accommodation is just that – for emergencies, not long term’

The Simon Community says ideas such as using prefabs to house homeless people is worrying.

# housing - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

How well do we understand the reasons?

# housing - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Homeless offenders: ‘Yes, there are bad choices – but a lot have been victimised’

David Williamson is a probation officer in Dublin. He told us about his work with homeless offenders.

# housing - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Opinion: How do we bring the issue of social housing from ‘political priority’ to concrete action?

We need an increased supply of new social housing whose future is not as heavily dependent on private market interests.

# housing - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

New figures showing surge in house prices welcomed by the Government

It is hoped that the increased demand will bring further resurgence to the construction industry.

# housing - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

‘If children are being left without a home, what are any of us doing here?’

TDs have been debating a Sinn Féín-proposed motion on homelessness.

Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness?

President Higgins has made public statements on the issue at several events in recent weeks…

# housing - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online Movin' On Down

7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online

We’ll stay where we are, but thanks.

From Business ETC Dublin needs 35,000 new homes by 2018 — surveyors Brick By Brick

Dublin needs 35,000 new homes by 2018 — surveyors

The surveyors group is calling for swift action to address a housing shortfall, particularly in the central Dublin City Council area.

# housing - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment Flat Hacks

17 simple tips to make the most of your small apartment

Turn your tiny studio into a palace.

# housing - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# housing - Monday 8 September, 2014

From Business ETC Almost all Miller’s Glen homes sold, but we’re not seeing ‘a return to the queue’ Demand

Almost all Miller’s Glen homes sold, but we’re not seeing ‘a return to the queue’

The estate agents behind the development say the remaining homes are expected to sell in the next week.

Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating

How many people use gas heating in Clontarf? How many toddler householdS are there in Dundrum?

# housing - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Seriously? Back here again?: These house hunters are queuing to buy homes

House hunters have been in line for four days ahead of homes at Miller’s Glen going up for sale.

# housing - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

There has been a drop in the number of cash buyers snapping up properties

A new housing report found that 97% of property professionals believe house prices in Dublin will increase further in the next 12 months.

# housing - Monday 11 August, 2014

From Business ETC Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long Housing Crisis

Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long

Ulster Bank says that new orders are at their highest level for 10 years.

# housing - Friday 8 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# housing - Thursday 7 August, 2014

House prices in the Irish market are still undervalued, says ESRI

The research finds that there is no sign of a ‘bubble’ in the domestic market.

# housing - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From Business ETC Dublin is facing a ‘significant housing shortage’ – ESRI Housing Crisis

Dublin is facing a ‘significant housing shortage’ – ESRI

The think-tank says that the Dublin area will need 86% of the houses built over the next 10 years.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# housing - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

There’s enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes

The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.

# housing - Friday 25 July, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: a US President, the Budget and definitely not a housing bubble Inbox Me

# housing - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From Business ETC House prices in Dublin are up almost 25 per cent in the last 12 months Quite A Jump

House prices in Dublin are up almost 25 per cent in the last 12 months

House prices in the capital are up 24.4 per cent, compared to a year ago,

# housing - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Direct Provision: ‘None of us can stand over it, it’s just not acceptable’

Junior Minister Aodhan O’Riordain said he is responsible now and he wants to change the system.

# housing - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let’s encourage communities to develop

‘Building sustainable communities’ may not sound very exciting, but the truth is that strong communities create the foundation for generations to come.

# housing - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Housing Crisis: 1,008 vacant properties to be ‘transformed into family homes’

Dublin City Council received €3.96 million to work on 236 local authority units.

# housing - Monday 7 July, 2014

Over 80% more people sought legal advice for housing issues last year

The total number of queries to FLAC centres was up more than 10% compared to 2012.

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