# housing - Yesterday’s News
These are not your usual tourist traps – these are hidden gems for Dubliners in the know.
# housing - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
The number of rough sleepers in the capital has reached a record high.
# housing - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
Rents in Dublin city are 5.2% higher than their previous peak in early 2008, and when compared to their lowest rates in 2010, have grown by 51.3%.
Ibec’s Aidan Sweeney argues that lowering our building heights will make it harder for us to increase our housing supply.
Dublin and Cork city saw significant rises in rental prices, while counties in the north/northwest offer the most affordable prices.
# housing - Friday 19 August, 2016
Locals argue the land is not zoned for housing.
# housing - Thursday 18 August, 2016
Tens of thousands of students are looking for accommodation, with the new academic year just around the corner.
# housing - Sunday 14 August, 2016
The Programme for Government was published back in May, promising to make society fairer – has it delivered?
# housing - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
An allocation of €49,000 has been given for a new student accommodation officer.
# housing - Saturday 30 July, 2016
When finished, the development will house around 480 new homes.
# housing - Sunday 24 July, 2016
# housing - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
# housing - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.
# housing - Friday 15 July, 2016
In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.
# housing - Monday 11 July, 2016
Local authority figures released to Fianna Fáil show that, as of April, there were 372 vacant housing units in Dublin City alone.
# housing - Sunday 10 July, 2016
Fianna Fáil has called for an overhaul of the Home Choice Loan (HCL) Scheme.
# housing - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
Simon Coveney opened new housing units for people who were homeless in Dublin today.
# housing - Sunday 19 June, 2016
Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”
# housing - Friday 17 June, 2016
The Housing and Homelessness Committee’s report is being launched today.
# housing - Monday 13 June, 2016
Housing charity Threshold said some tenants are now “afraid” to complain about sub-standard accommodation.
# housing - Monday 6 June, 2016
# housing - Sunday 5 June, 2016
John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards'
The new minister for state for training and skills has strong views on what should be done to stop rising rents that are forcing people into homelessness.
Student unions across the country are wondering how they will house students when the new term begins.
# housing - Friday 3 June, 2016
The council recently ruled an apartment in Temple Bar was not exempt from the requirement to get planning permission because of the change of use.
# housing - Thursday 2 June, 2016
Plans have been approved to increase the height limit of apartments in Dublin.
# housing - Thursday 26 May, 2016
The family moved into the house some weeks ago and changed the locks.
Erica Fleming and her daughter Emily have been homeless for 331 days.
# housing - Tuesday 24 May, 2016
TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck steps in to break up a fight between the Minister for Finance and the Opposition.
# housing - Monday 23 May, 2016
“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.