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# Housing minister

This year
2024
Govt to expedite legal change to stop student accommodation providers mandating 51-week leases
Last year
2023
New bill introducing major changes to planning systems published by minister
Landlords selling up will have to give tenant option to buy as delayed legislation goes to Cabinet
Housing Minister says Dublin Airport's North Runway 'using flight paths that weren’t agreed'
Pharmacists to be allowed dispense some medicines, including the pill, without GP prescription
Housing Minister says change in how landlords are taxed is 'urgent' and 'crucial'
Housing Minister says he wants to see renters' tax credit increased in Budget
Taoiseach stresses 'progress' on housing as he defends lifting of eviction ban
Housing Minister denies that rent subsidies are a ‘cash bonus for landlords’
'Exceptionally high volume' of calls to RTB leading to backlog on queries about renters' credit
Housing Minister rules out introducing regulations on people renting out spare rooms
All time
Taoiseach says overhauling planning laws 'essential' to delivering climate and housing targets
Housing minister admits not enough homes being built in cities
Apartment owners vote against proposal they pay €68,000 each to fix fire safety defects
Mortgage change rules to 'boost purchasing power' of renters
Cabinet signs off on temporary eviction ban
Planning permission no longer required to install solar panels on houses
'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister
O'Brien says more 'good landlords' needed to end historic level of homelessness
State has a role in 'de-risking' refurb of vacant homes for buyers, committee to be told
'Drastic' NPHET recommendations not expected after today's meeting, says Minister
Poll: Do you think this government can fix Ireland's housing problems?
Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
Rory Hearne
Cabinet approves Affordable Housing Bill aimed at boosting supply
Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
Minister tells councils to buy up properties as social housing target 'will not be achieved'
Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely
No increase to general election spending limits for candidates over concerns it would cost an extra €190,000
Eoghan Murphy saved and Christmas election off the table as no confidence motion defeated
Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy
Bedsits of the future or part of the solution?: Minister says co-living flats are just another option for people
Rent register might show average rent paid on each street rather than individual properties
Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws
Degree to which landlords can be sanctioned last sticking point to new renter protection law
Eoghan Murphy keeps his job as motion of no confidence is defeated
Sinn Féin drops threat of 'no confidence' motion in Minister Eoghan Murphy
Minister: 'To solve the housing crisis, we need to build thousands of affordable apartments'
'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work
Those on city housing lists could be given the option to move to rural Ireland
Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook