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#construction 2020

# construction-2020 - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Numbers crunched: New report reveals the extent of Dublin's housing shortage

Meanwhile, another report shows activity in the housing sector not seen for several years.

# construction-2020 - Monday 11 August, 2014

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.

# construction-2020 - 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”.

# construction-2020 - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

The IMF is back in town, and it's not mad on the Government's mortgage strategy

The first bailout review has urged caution on the strategy, which was announced in the run-in to elections last month.

# construction-2020 - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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

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

# construction-2020 - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Enda Kenny on property: I promise you there is no going back to the past

An Taoiseach plans a tripling of housing output by 2020 but says its about addressing supply problems.

How much more will it cost you to live in Dublin?

The national affordability index is stable, but there’s a big gap between Dublin and the rest of Ireland.

Noonan's first-time buyers plan slammed as 'pre-election gimmick'

It’s planned a portion of mortgages for first-time buyers will be guaranteed by the State as part of the Government’s Construction 2020 scheme.

No, our new plan won't fuel a housing bubble - Michael Noonan

As part of a new scheme, the Government’s planning to guarantee a portion of mortgages for first-time buyers, in the hope of encouraging banks to give out more loans.