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#Housing minister

# housing-minister - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Poll: Do you think this government can fix Ireland's housing problems?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think this government can fix Ireland's housing problems?

May 11th 2021, 9:48 AM 57,583 Views 189 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien said he is “confident” the government will “make real strides” with housing.

# housing-minister - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated May 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 146,385 Views 193 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

# housing-minister - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Cabinet approves Affordable Housing Bill aimed at boosting supply
# Housing
# Housing

Cabinet approves Affordable Housing Bill aimed at boosting supply

Updated May 4th 2021, 11:07 PM 51,383 Views 111 Comments

Aspects of the bill, including its shared equity scheme for first-time buyers, have been criticised.

# housing-minister - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
# Interview
# Interview

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister

Dec 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 23,415 Views 31 Comments

Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.

# housing-minister - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Minister tells councils to buy up properties as social housing target 'will not be achieved'
# Darragh O'Brien
# Darragh O'Brien

Minister tells councils to buy up properties as social housing target 'will not be achieved'

Jul 21st 2020, 12:35 PM 38,036 Views 53 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien said Covid-related construction delays has seriously impacted on new build construction.

# housing-minister - Friday 10 July, 2020

Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely
# Renters
# Renters

Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely

Jul 10th 2020, 8:33 PM 18,478 Views 49 Comments

The final decision will be made by Cabinet in the coming days.

# housing-minister - Monday 2 March, 2020

No increase to general election spending limits for candidates over concerns it would cost an extra €190,000
# NO MORE
# NO MORE

No increase to general election spending limits for candidates over concerns it would cost an extra €190,000

Mar 2nd 2020, 7:56 AM 16,814 Views 24 Comments

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy decided against the increase.

# housing-minister - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Eoghan Murphy saved and Christmas election off the table as no confidence motion defeated
# Housing
# Housing

Eoghan Murphy saved and Christmas election off the table as no confidence motion defeated

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:21 PM 39,416 Views 177 Comments

The motion was defeated by three votes.

Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy
# Housing
# Housing

Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:05 AM 11,983 Views 60 Comments

The government numbers are tight ahead of tonight’s motion of no confidence in the housing minister.

# housing-minister - Friday 17 May, 2019

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people

May 17th 2019, 2:34 PM 29,041 Views 127 Comments

Plans to build a block of 208 studio dwellings which would see dozens of people sharing one kitchen have been criticised.

# housing-minister - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Rent register might show average rent paid on each street rather than individual properties
# Rent
# Rent

Rent register might show average rent paid on each street rather than individual properties

May 14th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,478 Views 33 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy hopes to introduce the reform later this year.

# housing-minister - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws
# New Rules
# New Rules

Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws

Apr 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,089 Views 70 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has asked politicians not to take heed to representations made to them calling for a delay.

# housing-minister - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
# Renting Rights
# Renting Rights

Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law

Nov 18th 2018, 8:10 AM 21,398 Views 78 Comments

The law plans to make it an offence for landlords with properties in RPZs to raise the rent above the legally allowed 4%.

# housing-minister - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Eoghan Murphy keeps his job as motion of no confidence is defeated
# Motion Of No Confidence
# Motion Of No Confidence

Eoghan Murphy keeps his job as motion of no confidence is defeated

Updated Sep 25th 2018, 11:00 PM 39,610 Views 140 Comments

In the end, Fine Gael’s Catherine Byrne backed her party colleague this evening.

# housing-minister - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Sinn Féin drops threat of 'no confidence' motion in Minister Eoghan Murphy
# Housing Minister
# Housing Minister

Sinn Féin drops threat of 'no confidence' motion in Minister Eoghan Murphy

Jun 16th 2018, 3:51 PM 11,800 Views 43 Comments

The motion would have forced Fianna Fáil TDs to make a tough political decision.

# housing-minister - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'

Apr 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,104 Views 88 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy has claimed the cost of building apartments has dropped by as much as 15%.

# housing-minister - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work

Feb 27th 2018, 8:42 AM 96,837 Views 89 Comments

During Storm Ophelia’s red alert there was confusion as to whether people should go to work or remain at home.

# housing-minister - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Those on city housing lists could be given the option to move to rural Ireland
# Relocation Relocation
# Relocation Relocation

Those on city housing lists could be given the option to move to rural Ireland

Sep 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 26,675 Views 87 Comments

The Housing Department is currently working on the new repopulation scheme.

# housing-minister - Monday 9 January, 2017

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook

Jan 9th 2017, 7:30 PM 11,446 Views 74 Comments

We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.

# housing-minister - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

Dec 13th 2016, 1:58 PM 31,887 Views 110 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# housing-minister - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Taoiseach: Gilmore yet to recommend new housing minister
# Appointments
# Appointments

Taoiseach: Gilmore yet to recommend new housing minister

Dec 14th 2011, 12:01 PM 1,432 Views 6 Comments

Enda Kenny says the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has yet to make any recommendation on replacing Willie Penrose.