# housing - Today’s News
# housing - Yesterday’s News
“Here’s an enormous stock of houses that already exist.”
# housing - Wednesday 18 May, 2016
A bill passed tonight could result in 300,000 families seeing their mortgage repayments fall.
The median asking price for three-bed homes in Dublin stands at €285,000 – and stocks are at record lows.
# housing - Tuesday 17 May, 2016
The new bill, if passed, will see the Central Bank get new powers to cap mortgage interest rates.
# housing - Monday 16 May, 2016
A Council of Europe committee also found Ireland is not providing Travellers with adequate accommodation.
# housing - Friday 13 May, 2016
He spoke about having dealt with parishioners who were feeling suicidal while dealing with housing issues.
# housing - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
They’re two major crises. Here’s how they’ll be tackled.
Independent TDs Finian McGrath and John Halligan have both said they have not paid their Irish Water bill.
# housing - Tuesday 10 May, 2016
Rents rose by 16% in Cork since last year.
# housing - Monday 9 May, 2016
There isn’t going to be much time for resting on laurels in Leinster House anytime soon.
They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.
# housing - Friday 6 May, 2016
# housing - Wednesday 4 May, 2016
They will meet again tomorrow morning.
# housing - Tuesday 3 May, 2016
On one night last month there were 171 people without a bed that night.
# housing - Thursday 28 April, 2016
The minister said a new housing minister would need more powers.
# housing - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
The centre closed in December due to lack of funding.
# housing - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
Longford County Council has asked for a High Court injunction to force the Doyle family to leave a house they occupied without permission.
# housing - Wednesday 20 April, 2016
NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.
# housing - Tuesday 19 April, 2016
# housing - Friday 15 April, 2016
The cost of each house could reach over €240k.
# housing - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
Focus Ireland has said at least three families are becoming newly homeless every day.
# housing - Thursday 7 April, 2016
Sinn Féin said while the two political parties are figuring out who will govern, crises in housing and health continue.
The family say there is no basis in law for refusing them priority status.
# housing - Monday 4 April, 2016
Dublin is actually lagging the rest of the country.
# housing - Tuesday 29 March, 2016
National suicide prevention charity Console says an increasing number of people with housing difficulties are seeking help to deal with mental health issues.
# housing - Thursday 24 March, 2016
# housing - Sunday 20 March, 2016
One in every three people who are homeless is a child.
# housing - Saturday 19 March, 2016
Ruth Coppinger has called for the government to intervene.
We need to make it easier for developers to make a fair margin on affordable homes, writes Aaron McKenna.
# housing - Friday 18 March, 2016
# housing - Tuesday 15 March, 2016
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael need to do a deal, according to Gerry Adams.
# housing - Thursday 10 March, 2016
The difference between prices in urban and rural areas has reached boom-time levels, according to a new study.
# housing - Tuesday 8 March, 2016
Age Action says an ESRI report “seems to ignore the lack of choice faced by many older people”.
# housing - Wednesday 2 March, 2016
Families evicted from a Dundalk halting site earlier this year continue to live in a nearby car park as they look for emergency accommodation.
# housing - Saturday 27 February, 2016
The families were due to be evicted today.
# housing - Friday 26 February, 2016
The families have been living in emergency accommodation on Mountjoy Street in north Dublin.
# housing - Monday 22 February, 2016
Repossessions of residential properties in Ireland for the first nine months of 2015 were up a whopping 80% from all of 2014 put together.
# housing - Saturday 20 February, 2016
Ian Noel Smyth is a first-time candidate for the Green Party in the political minefield that is Dublin Central. His Dáil run is very much against the odds – not that you’d know from talking to him.
# housing - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
Crowley has been running the Capuchin Day Centre since 1969 – he says there are more people at risk of dying on the streets now.
# housing - Monday 15 February, 2016
A group of “friends and concerned citizens” constructed the boxes to highlight the homeless crisis ahead of the election.