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#HOUSING SUPPLY

# housing-supply - This year 2022

'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister
# HOUSING SUPPLY
# HOUSING SUPPLY

'I want the homeless number to come down': Short-term let controls on the way, says minister

Oct 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 15,783 Views 33 Comments

Changes to the homeless HAP are also on the way.

House prices likely to increase in coming months despite 'significant' increase in supply
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices likely to increase in coming months despite 'significant' increase in supply

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 12:49 PM 49,036 Views 43 Comments

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland says housing supply must increase to improve affordability.

# housing-supply - Last year 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 32,311 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.
Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank

Jun 16th 2021, 12:40 PM 12,046 Views 29 Comments

House prices rose by 4.5% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the CSO.

Opinion: 'The consequences of turning a deaf ear to voters on housing are political dynamite'
# Housing Ireland
# Housing Ireland

Opinion: 'The consequences of turning a deaf ear to voters on housing are political dynamite'

Updated May 14th 2021, 11:19 AM 22,867 Views 62 Comments

Dr Lorcan Sirr and Orla Hegarty say that to understand the current housing crisis, you must first learn of the history of housing provision in Ireland.

# housing-supply - All time

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 39,400 Views 53 Comments

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

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent
# Boom Boom
# Boom Boom

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent

Nov 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 44,660 Views 56 Comments

This would be necessary if housing supply was to increase as planned, the ESRI has said.

There are signs housing supply is starting to pick up in Dublin - but it's stagnant elsewhere
# Property Crisis
# Property Crisis

There are signs housing supply is starting to pick up in Dublin - but it's stagnant elsewhere

Apr 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 21,613 Views 15 Comments

Prices are – you guessed it – still creeping up, but there are signs the rate is starting to slow.

Instead of segregated policies, we need inclusive housing for people on different incomes
# Opinion
# Opinion

Instead of segregated policies, we need inclusive housing for people on different incomes

Mar 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,205 Views 65 Comments

Dublin’s Broadstone and Cathal Brugha Barracks sites could spearhead the government’s plans for new housing.

Warning that Ireland's construction sector is facing a skills shortage
# HOUSING SHORTAGE
# HOUSING SHORTAGE

Warning that Ireland's construction sector is facing a skills shortage

Feb 26th 2014, 8:30 AM 10,169 Views 32 Comments

A new report shows that in 2013, just 8,301 residential units were completed, while in 2006 it was 89,000.