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#Housing

# housing - Today’s News

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.

Burton’s social housing promises ‘can’t be more spin’

The new Labour leader is being asked to scrap the Home Assistance Payment.

# housing - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# housing - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From Business ETC Daft report: More houses coming onto market, Dublin prices up by 21 per cent Property Prices

Daft report: More houses coming onto market, Dublin prices up by 21 per cent

There were also price rises in Cork and Galway, but decreases in Limerick and Waterford cities.

# housing - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge You could buy this entire town for the price of a house in Dublin For Sale

# housing - Saturday 28 June, 2014

‘The entire system is rubbish’: Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme

David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.

# housing - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines

The Inner City Helping Homeless group has urged Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan to ‘open her eyes’ and reconsider turning down their offer of meeting homeless people tonight.

How should Irish adoption laws be changed?

Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.

# housing - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

‘Hopeless fantasy’: McVerry warns that homelessness will increase by 2016, not be eliminated

Joan Burton defended the government’s Housing Bill at the launch of the Peter McVerry Trust Annual Report 2013. The Trust helped 3,586 people last year, up from 383 six years ago.

House, apartment prices up 10.6% nationally in year to May

Latest CSO figures show residential property prices rose 22% in Dublin since May 2013.

# housing - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Up for debate: What sort of Ireland do we want?

St Vincent de Paul wants the Government to lead the debate on this question.

# housing - Monday 23 June, 2014

Opinion: Lack of mortgage affordability now rivals the bubble era

It’s a reality we can no longer ignore – mortgage affordability is little better now than it was at the height of the boom.

# housing - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Protest planned as ex-soldiers and families face eviction from Curragh Camp

The government has previously said it would be too costly to carry out repairs to the ageing properties.

‘Misleading and grossly inaccurate’: Minister slams critics of housing plan

An opposition TD said that if Labour backed the new measures the party would have “completely abandoned any pretence of social justice”.

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?

The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.

# housing - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC Is this the ‘ambitious action’ needed to fix Ireland’s social housing market? PROBLEM SOLVING

Is this the ‘ambitious action’ needed to fix Ireland’s social housing market?

A new report has said the sector is ‘at a crossroads’.

# housing - Monday 9 June, 2014

This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter – Councillor

Councillor Chris Curran says the recently homeless woman was made ‘visibly upset’ at the shelter.

# housing - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From Business ETC Tenancies board to investigate how rents can be brought under control Rental Sector

Tenancies board to investigate how rents can be brought under control

A major study has been announced by the the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

# housing - Monday 2 June, 2014

Why is this house so expensive?

The shortage in the housing supply means regular family homes like this one will now cost you more than half a million euro.

Opinion: The issue at the heart of our housing crisis is an unaffordable private rental market

Adequate housing is a human right, vital to human dignity, security and well-being. No one deserves to be homeless – least of all a child – writes Senator Katherine Zappone.

How does your local council spend its money?

A new website gives a breakdown of how much each local authority in Ireland gets and where the money goes.

# housing - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Opinion: The election results offer radical possibilities to solve the housing crisis in Dublin – here’s how

The people of Dublin city have voted for a majority left-wing council. Now let’s see what they can do with it.

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