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#Housing

# housing - Yesterday’s News

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?

21 hours ago 24,087 Views 0 Comments

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

# housing - Friday 1 July, 2022

Cork County GAA Board applies for planning permission for 319 homes
# Housing
# Housing

Cork County GAA Board applies for planning permission for 319 homes

Fri 6:48 PM 20,545 Views 8 Comments

If the application is successful, the site will be sold to service the debts of Cork GAA.

Property prices expected to rise by 4% in the next year
# Housing
# Housing

Property prices expected to rise by 4% in the next year

Fri 2:45 PM 10,402 Views 17 Comments

It’s expected that high rates of increase will level off in the next 12 months.

# housing - 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 26,162 Views 33 Comments

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

# housing - Friday 24 June, 2022

Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325
# Housing
# Housing

Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325

Jun 24th 2022, 4:45 PM 8,371 Views 14 Comments

There are 3,028 children in emergency accommodation.

Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000
# Housing
# Housing

Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000

Jun 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,656 Views 39 Comments
  • The MyHome.ie/Davy property price report found asking prices rose 5% compared to the previous quarter.
  • Author of the report, Conall MacCoille said that price inflation should slow down in the second half of the year.

# housing - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears
# Mica
# Mica

Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears

Jun 23rd 2022, 5:56 PM 11,637 Views 11 Comments

The Oireachtas housing committee was sitting for a marathon seven-hour evidence session on the Government’s new defective blocks bill today.

# housing - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase
# Moyross
# Moyross

Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase

Jun 22nd 2022, 3:30 PM 12,564 Views 7 Comments

In April, homelessness in County Limerick was 27% higher than it was in the previous April.

Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised
# Underutilised
# Underutilised

Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised

Jun 22nd 2022, 2:50 PM 15,849 Views 35 Comments

O’Brien said that he had written to the Archbishop of Dublin about buying unused church land.

# housing - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?

Jun 21st 2022, 9:58 AM 28,892 Views 36 Comments

The company has recently moved to counter accusations that its model is damaging the Irish rental market.

# housing - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard
# Kevin Street Lower
# Kevin Street Lower

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard

Jun 18th 2022, 8:00 PM 36,258 Views 17 Comments

The digital display would have an ‘adverse impact’ on residents, Dublin City Council said.

# housing - Friday 17 June, 2022

Poll: Was President Higgins right to speak out about Ireland's housing 'failure'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was President Higgins right to speak out about Ireland's housing 'failure'?

Jun 17th 2022, 8:54 AM 56,438 Views 84 Comments

President Michael D Higgins’ has described Ireland’s housing crisis as a “disaster”.

# housing - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil
# Housing
# Housing

'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil

Jun 15th 2022, 1:33 PM 16,533 Views 48 Comments

President Michael D Higgins’ has described Ireland’s housing crisis as a “disaster”.

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 15,275 Views 12 Comments

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

# housing - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'
# Michael D Higgins
# Michael D Higgins

'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'

Jun 14th 2022, 3:50 PM 20,473 Views 46 Comments

He was speaking at the opening of a centre for homeless people in Kildare.

Government expands mica scheme to include homeowners in Clare and Limerick
# Housing
# Housing

Government expands mica scheme to include homeowners in Clare and Limerick

Updated Jun 14th 2022, 3:00 PM 13,080 Views 16 Comments

The estimated cost of the scheme now stands at €2.7 billion.

# housing - Monday 13 June, 2022

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 34,245 Views 38 Comments

Student accommodation will no longer be available for refugees at the end of the summer.

# housing - Sunday 12 June, 2022

'Exceptionally unlikely' that Govt could bend EU spending rules to build more homes
# State Aid
# State Aid

'Exceptionally unlikely' that Govt could bend EU spending rules to build more homes

Jun 12th 2022, 7:45 AM 21,818 Views 49 Comments

Sinn Féin has said flexibility around fiscal rules is necessary to address the housing crisis.

# housing - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Conditions attached to 15,000 planning permissions to prevent bulk purchasing by investors
# Housing
# Housing

Conditions attached to 15,000 planning permissions to prevent bulk purchasing by investors

Jun 9th 2022, 6:15 AM 19,513 Views 8 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien will update Cabinet on the measures introduced last year.

# housing - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

'Cost is not an issue, it's availability': TD Violet-Anne Wynne on housing
# Housing
# Housing

'Cost is not an issue, it's availability': TD Violet-Anne Wynne on housing

Jun 8th 2022, 7:54 PM 38,097 Views 46 Comments

Her claim comes weeks after a member of the Oireachtas admitted to sleeping in his car due to inadequate accommodation near Dublin.

# housing - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

ABP controversy has potential to erode public confidence in planning system, says professional body
# Planning
# Planning

ABP controversy has potential to erode public confidence in planning system, says professional body

Jun 7th 2022, 7:52 PM 19,252 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Planning Institute says review must be completed ‘thoroughly and without any undue delay’.

Clare TD Violet-Anne Wynne claims she is homeless
# Housing
# Housing

Clare TD Violet-Anne Wynne claims she is homeless

Jun 7th 2022, 7:25 PM 79,722 Views 17 Comments

Wynne left Sinn Féin earlier this year.

# housing - Friday 3 June, 2022

HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%
# Housing
# Housing

HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%

Jun 3rd 2022, 1:43 PM 22,127 Views 32 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says he will be expanding the couple’s rate to single people.

# housing - Monday 30 May, 2022

One fifth of people in Ireland living below poverty line when housing costs are included
# Housing
# Housing

One fifth of people in Ireland living below poverty line when housing costs are included

May 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,609 Views 16 Comments

A new study has examined poverty risk in the context of the cost of housing.

# housing - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Report on increasing HAP rates released soon as pressure mounts on government over homelessness
# Housing
# Housing

Report on increasing HAP rates released soon as pressure mounts on government over homelessness

May 29th 2022, 7:00 AM 17,931 Views 6 Comments

The number of people who were homeless nationwide in the last week of April was 10,049.

# housing - Friday 27 May, 2022

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks
# Housing
# Housing

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks

May 27th 2022, 8:36 AM 14,887 Views 17 Comments

Local property tax data will give an up-to-date picture of vacancy rates in Ireland.

# housing - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?
# Housing
# Housing

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

May 26th 2022, 9:15 AM 30,698 Views 67 Comments

A new study has found that more than half of renting households receive State support.

# housing - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers
# Housing
# Housing

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers

Updated May 25th 2022, 3:39 PM 44,764 Views 84 Comments

The housing minister says the scheme aims to bring into use 80,000 un-commenced planning permissions.

# housing - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'
# Economy
# Economy

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'

May 24th 2022, 1:10 PM 29,011 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today.

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing

May 24th 2022, 6:15 AM 16,677 Views 18 Comments

Median household income of first-time buyers increased from €71,000 to €77,000.

# housing - Monday 23 May, 2022

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings
# Rentals
# Rentals

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings

May 23rd 2022, 1:24 PM 21,148 Views 13 Comments

The minister said it is “not sustainable” to have “multiples of short terms lets versus long terms in all our major cities”.

# housing - Monday 16 May, 2022

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
# Shocking
# Shocking

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%

May 16th 2022, 2:07 PM 16,461 Views 48 Comments

Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.

# housing - 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 24,149 Views 44 Comments

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

Inquiry into An Bord Pleanála's deputy chair to review three planning decisions
# Planning
# Planning

Inquiry into An Bord Pleanála's deputy chair to review three planning decisions

May 12th 2022, 12:01 PM 8,859 Views 0 Comments

Senior counsel Remy Farrell has six weeks to carry out his report.

# housing - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister
# Housing
# Housing

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister

May 5th 2022, 5:15 PM 29,956 Views 57 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien indicated that tax breaks may be needed to keep ‘mom-and-pop landlords’ from selling up.

# housing - Friday 29 April, 2022

Home purchase mortgage drawdowns €18,000 higher than last year - report
# Bpfi
# Bpfi

Home purchase mortgage drawdowns €18,000 higher than last year - report

Apr 29th 2022, 10:12 AM 10,269 Views 13 Comments

Mortgage switching has increased by 28% in the first quarter of the year, BPFI report shows.

# housing - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Rising rents for new tenancies 'not satisfactory', says Taoiseach
# Housing
# Housing

Rising rents for new tenancies 'not satisfactory', says Taoiseach

Apr 27th 2022, 1:14 PM 12,510 Views 37 Comments

New rents nationally increased by 9% in the last quarter of 2021.

Average rent for new tenancy in Dublin reached €1,972 per month at end of last year
# Housing
# Housing

Average rent for new tenancy in Dublin reached €1,972 per month at end of last year

Apr 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 25,010 Views 82 Comments

The lowest rents for new tenancies were in Leitrim and stood at €740 per month.

# housing - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Emissions from housing construction could almost double under current plans, committee hears
# Climate
# Climate

Emissions from housing construction could almost double under current plans, committee hears

Apr 26th 2022, 9:11 PM 17,035 Views 25 Comments

The amount of carbon emitted during construction will continue to increase to meet the homes target in the Housing For All plan.

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees

Apr 26th 2022, 7:45 PM 34,931 Views 61 Comments

A total of 25,383 refugees have arrived in the country as of last night.

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