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# Housing

Last week
16th June 2024 - 22nd June 2024
The Tipperary movement teaching people to solve the housing crisis for themselves
Housing market 'heating up' again as property price inflation rose by 7.9% in year up to April
Central Bank predicts lag in housing developments, urges govt to rein in core spending
'They see no way out': 113% jump in homeless people seeking mental health support from charity
This month
June 2024
Criticism over controversial guillotine on planning bill, as Harris wants to 'get the job done'
Refugees struggling to transition from IPAS accommodation and into mainstream housing
The problem with affordable housing in Ireland - no one agrees how much it should cost
Michael Healy-Rae was paid over €150,000 to house Ukrainian refugees in first quarter of year
McDonald rules out Help-to-Buy 'cliff-edge' for buyers who 'baked in' deposit to their calculations
Sinn Féin not seeking to outsource processing of asylum seeker applications to other countries
Opinion: Turn empty houses into homes - there is no more time for excuses
Leigh Brosnan
Last month
May 2024
Poor housing affects mothers' and kids' mental health and relationship with each other
1,000 asylum seekers to be accommodated at Thornton Hall by the end of June
The Gaeltacht housing crisis: 'People can't buy houses or get planning permission and there are few places to rent'
FG local candidate suspends campaign after report she received money to withdraw planning objection
Harris wants taxation and planning related to the bulk buying of homes to be reviewed
Inter-departmental group to be set up to consider proposals on a referendum on housing
Five main takeaways from the bombshell Housing Commission report
The report skewered Government policy over housing and said a radical reset was needed.
Housing Minister says core recommendation from Housing Commission report 'problematic'
Major housing report criticises government for 'ineffective decision-making and risk aversion'
Rent inflation has slowed - but so has the increase in supply of homes
Ireland is not a country where house prices are meant to fall
Rent Pressure Zone caps extended until December 2025
Building commencements on new homes hit approximately 18,000 in April alone, Cabinet to hear
Dermot Bannon denies payment for featuring Government grants on Room To Improve
Government blasted on housing as almost one in two say they've postponed buying a home
Households in Ireland are bigger than those in other European countries on average
April 2024
Homelessness: 13,866 people in emergency accommodation last month
Eviction notice sent to young couple in Waterford by text message was invalid, RTB rules
Four in 10 people getting support via First Home Scheme are single, minister says
Amnesty International hits out at Ireland's 'failing' housing system in human rights report
Here's what people's housing situation tells us about how they will vote
Fine Gael’s popularity lies with homeowners, while 50% of those in council rented accommodation back Sinn Féin.
Cabinet to sign off on one-year lease extension for Citywest accommodation centre
Harris and RSA commit to returning average wait time for driving tests to 10 weeks
Only 38 houses available to rent through HAP scheme in March
Nearly 40k houses will be built this year, says O'Brien playing down Harris’ target to build 50k
New EU energy efficiency law could see government incentivise thousands more homes to renovate
Median asking price for homes now €340k as property prices rising at fastest pace in 18 months
Opinion: State board members are paid so why aren't charity organisation board members?
Fiona Cormican
Poll: Are you a renter?