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#Housing Crisis

# housing-crisis - Yesterday's News

Opinion: 'Tánaiste, Fine Gael's housing policy only benefits developers & vulture funds'
# Fine Gael Housing
# Fine Gael Housing

Opinion: 'Tánaiste, Fine Gael's housing policy only benefits developers & vulture funds'

9 hours ago 12,082 Views 65 Comments

The SocDem’s Cian O’Callaghan responds to comments on the housing crisis made by Leo Varadkar in The Journal.

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste

Updated 11 hours ago 58,442 Views 105 Comments
  • Varadkar says the Government needs to have "another go" at fixing the housing crisis
  • Renters need more help, declares Tánaiste
  • However, Budget 2023 will not have all the solutions to fix property situation

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

'It's quite demoralising': Dozens queue for over an hour to view three-bed rental in Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'It's quite demoralising': Dozens queue for over an hour to view three-bed rental in Dublin

Wed 11:43 AM 100,361 Views 78 Comments

People who attended the viewing said they faced a wait of over an hour to even get into the house.

# housing-crisis - Friday 12 August, 2022

Property prices have now reached the same level as the Celtic Tiger peak - CSO
# Record High
# Record High

Property prices have now reached the same level as the Celtic Tiger peak - CSO

Aug 12th 2022, 11:55 AM 17,926 Views 68 Comments

The high follows a 14.1% price increase over the past year.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Explainer: What rights do tenants have against eviction in Ireland?

Aug 9th 2022, 2:52 PM 17,832 Views 32 Comments

The number of evictions this year has increased significantly, according to the Residential Tenancies Board.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 28 July, 2022

More houses come on stream as new data shows 'most completions per quarter since 2011'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

More houses come on stream as new data shows 'most completions per quarter since 2011'

Jul 28th 2022, 2:27 PM 12,829 Views 20 Comments

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that apartment completions rose 88.1% in the last year.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

CSO: Property prices across the country rose by 14.4% in the year to May
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

CSO: Property prices across the country rose by 14.4% in the year to May

Jul 12th 2022, 2:50 PM 11,543 Views 13 Comments

Price inflation fell for the second consecutive month, however..

# housing-crisis - Monday 11 July, 2022

Government to introduce strict new controls on short-term lettings
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Government to introduce strict new controls on short-term lettings

Updated Jul 11th 2022, 2:18 PM 44,609 Views 26 Comments

Opposition TDs have described the move as a big mistake.

# housing-crisis - Friday 8 July, 2022

Call for Government to close rent pressure zone loopholes
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Call for Government to close rent pressure zone loopholes

Jul 8th 2022, 3:17 PM 12,885 Views 3 Comments

The calls come amid reports that a US property giant plans to push up rents over current rent pressure zone limits.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Future retirees in Ireland to face 'substantially' lower levels of home ownership, research warns
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Future retirees in Ireland to face 'substantially' lower levels of home ownership, research warns

Jul 6th 2022, 6:00 AM 23,764 Views 27 Comments

The finding was contained in a new ESRI report.

# housing-crisis - Saturday 2 July, 2022

FactCheck: Are there 16 vacant homes for every homeless person in Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there 16 vacant homes for every homeless person in Ireland?

Jul 2nd 2022, 9:00 PM 30,732 Views 0 Comments

The claim was made by Cian O’Callaghan last week.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Dublin ‘disadvantaged’ at recruiting nurses because of housing costs, regional health chief says
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Dublin ‘disadvantaged’ at recruiting nurses because of housing costs, regional health chief says

Jun 28th 2022, 1:14 PM 9,610 Views 17 Comments

Mary O’Kelly says healthcare workers can’t afford to live in the capital.

# housing-crisis - Monday 27 June, 2022

Daft report highlights largest quarterly gain in housing prices in nearly two years
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Daft report highlights largest quarterly gain in housing prices in nearly two years

Jun 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 27,003 Views 32 Comments

The average listed price nationwide is up almost 10% on the same period last year.

# housing-crisis - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Explainer: Why are Ireland's homeless figures on the rise again?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Explainer: Why are Ireland's homeless figures on the rise again?

Jun 19th 2022, 7:30 AM 15,792 Views 27 Comments

Homeless organisations have warned the situation will only get worse without significant intervention.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Red Cross says modular housing sites for Ukrainians should not be in isolated locations
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Red Cross says modular housing sites for Ukrainians should not be in isolated locations

Jun 15th 2022, 12:38 PM 15,391 Views 12 Comments

The government expects modular homes for hundreds of Ukrainians will be constructed within a 16-week period.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply

Updated May 24th 2022, 5:53 PM 31,605 Views 26 Comments

A Sinn Féin bill this week would require online platforms to only advertise properties that are compliant.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Opinion: The last thing this housing market needs is a subsidy for developers
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Opinion: The last thing this housing market needs is a subsidy for developers

May 18th 2022, 12:18 PM 18,587 Views 75 Comments

The Social Democrats are asking the government to scrap the subsidy for developers – Cian O’Callaghan explains why.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'

May 12th 2022, 1:37 PM 24,518 Views 44 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says rents are out of control.

# housing-crisis - Monday 2 May, 2022

More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'

May 2nd 2022, 10:24 AM 25,304 Views 42 Comments

The Housing Minister at the weekend said the government is planning to take action in the coming weeks.

# housing-crisis - Friday 29 April, 2022

Housing Minister says rising homeless figure a 'serious concern'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Housing Minister says rising homeless figure a 'serious concern'

Apr 29th 2022, 4:43 PM 19,622 Views 58 Comments

Figures released by the Department of Housing show that in March 9,825 people were homeless.

# housing-crisis - Monday 18 April, 2022

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase
# Housing
# Housing

Councillors criticise housing minister for cap on second-hand homes for public purchase

Apr 18th 2022, 2:31 PM 37,930 Views 42 Comments

The total number of private homes that can be bought by all 31 local authorities is limited to 200 per year.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Dr Lorcan Sirr: Ukrainian refugees can be housed quickly and easily if government acts now
# Homes
# Homes

Dr Lorcan Sirr: Ukrainian refugees can be housed quickly and easily if government acts now

Updated Apr 13th 2022, 8:15 PM 43,545 Views 55 Comments

The senior lecturer in housing says the urgent need to house Ukrainian refugees may be what Ireland’s housing crisis needs, with political will.

# housing-crisis - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Under pressure: Military barracks and former convents may be needed to house Ukraine refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Under pressure: Military barracks and former convents may be needed to house Ukraine refugees

Apr 10th 2022, 4:44 PM 18,961 Views 26 Comments

The number of refugees needing state-provided accommodation is increasing,” said Integration Minister Roderick O’Gorman.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 7 April, 2022

92% drop in affordable properties in 10 months as opposition says housing crisis 'getting worse'
# Affordability Crisis
# Affordability Crisis

92% drop in affordable properties in 10 months as opposition says housing crisis 'getting worse'

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 11:45 AM 24,511 Views 37 Comments

The Simon Community has called for HAP rates to be increased to deal with the rising cost of housing.

# housing-crisis - Monday 28 March, 2022

House prices up 8% on this time last year, now 19% below Celtic Tiger peak - Daft report
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

House prices up 8% on this time last year, now 19% below Celtic Tiger peak - Daft report

Mar 28th 2022, 6:00 AM 15,907 Views 11 Comments

Increases remain smaller in urban areas, compared to rural areas, although the gap is narrowing.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Taoiseach suggests FF councillors should not have voted against housing motions alongside Sinn Féin
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach suggests FF councillors should not have voted against housing motions alongside Sinn Féin

Feb 23rd 2022, 12:05 AM 34,334 Views 33 Comments
  • Micheál Martin has repeatedly accused Sinn Féin councillors of "objecting" to new homes.
  • Analysis by The Journal found several Fianna Fáil councillors voted alongside Sinn Féin in housing motions.
  • Taoiseach: 'We can't say this is a crisis and then just habitually vote against projects'.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Art group to perform imagined apology from the Taoiseach for the housing crisis
# Apology
# Apology

Art group to perform imagined apology from the Taoiseach for the housing crisis

Feb 22nd 2022, 4:09 AM 22,127 Views 12 Comments

Multi-Story Act 1: The Apology will feature an actor playing the Taoiseach apologising for the failures of the State to address the crisis.

# housing-crisis - Friday 4 February, 2022

Opinion: Government is missing the links between the housing crisis and growing pension problem
# Pensions
# Pensions

Opinion: Government is missing the links between the housing crisis and growing pension problem

Feb 4th 2022, 7:00 PM 21,682 Views 35 Comments

Rory McNab says Ireland’s unaffordable housing means a whole generation will be without pension cover in years to come.

# housing-crisis - Friday 28 January, 2022

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Slight drop in number of people attending emergency accommodation in December

Jan 28th 2022, 5:27 PM 6,404 Views 4 Comments

Despite the drop in figures, homelessness organisations have raised concerns that they may begin to rise again.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Not-for-profit housing association seeing 'huge difficulty' in delivering affordable apartments
# Housing
# Housing

Not-for-profit housing association seeing 'huge difficulty' in delivering affordable apartments

Nov 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,736 Views 4 Comments

Circle VHA will add an additional 1,500 homes to its portfolio and its CEO has said it could do more.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Opinion: 'Housing has been a crisis for disabled people for decades'
# Housing Rights
# Housing Rights

Opinion: 'Housing has been a crisis for disabled people for decades'

Oct 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,453 Views 3 Comments

We have to change the way we think about housing for disabled people, writes James Cawley.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Activists regain access to Stoneybatter site after stand-off with security firm and gardaí
# Prussia Street
# Prussia Street

Activists regain access to Stoneybatter site after stand-off with security firm and gardaí

Updated Oct 27th 2021, 8:30 PM 77,289 Views 79 Comments

Gardaí said they attended the the site in compliance with a court order.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Opinion: Steps were taken to reduce homelessness during Covid - we shouldn't lose momentum
# Ireland Housing System
# Ireland Housing System

Opinion: Steps were taken to reduce homelessness during Covid - we shouldn't lose momentum

Oct 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,011 Views 14 Comments

Wayne Stanley of Simon Communities is asking Government to consider a Bill to prevent more people from slipping into homelessness.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Councils told that student beds must be for students unless there's a 'compelling' reason
# Change Of Use
# Change Of Use

Councils told that student beds must be for students unless there's a 'compelling' reason

Sep 29th 2021, 3:00 PM 12,239 Views 18 Comments

There have been concerns about purpose-built student accommodation being used for other purposes.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Lone parents and their children account for more than half of all homeless families
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Lone parents and their children account for more than half of all homeless families

Sep 14th 2021, 7:36 AM 14,090 Views 9 Comments

Less than 25% of lone parents reported home-ownership, compared with 70% of the total population.

# housing-crisis - Friday 3 September, 2021

Housing supply: What changes are we likely to see in the next 18 months?
# Housing For All
# Housing For All

Housing supply: What changes are we likely to see in the next 18 months?

Updated Sep 3rd 2021, 9:10 AM 32,211 Views 41 Comments
  • The 'Housing For All' plan allocates €4 billion annual investment in housing.
  • By 2025, a total of 34,600 new homes will be built per year if the targets are met.
  • However, looking at next year the levels are significantly lower - a total of 24,600 new homes.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Housing for All: The measures aimed at helping single people get on the property ladder
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Housing for All: The measures aimed at helping single people get on the property ladder

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 13,898 Views 13 Comments

Single applicants for local authority loans will be able to earn up to €65,000 in certain areas.

Opinion: I've returned to Ireland, I'm an entrepeneur on a good living - I can't afford a home
# Ireland's Housing Crisis
# Ireland's Housing Crisis

Opinion: I've returned to Ireland, I'm an entrepeneur on a good living - I can't afford a home

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 10:30 AM 88,989 Views 81 Comments

Eoin Hayes returned to Ireland after years abroad, set up his own business and now rents. He says he cannot get near the property ladder.

# housing-crisis - Friday 27 August, 2021

Concern as number of homeless people rises for second consecutive month
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Concern as number of homeless people rises for second consecutive month

Aug 27th 2021, 7:10 PM 8,490 Views 17 Comments

Charities say many indicators are pointing to further increases in homelessness later this year.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Just 63 rental properties within standard HAP rate available in June across Ireland
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Just 63 rental properties within standard HAP rate available in June across Ireland

Aug 12th 2021, 6:45 AM 29,610 Views 44 Comments

According to a new report, there were no properties available within standard HAP limits for a single person in June.

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