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# Housing

Last year
2023
Criticism as buyers in new housing estate asked for extra €60k to finish homes
Darragh O'Brien tells Cabinet that the Government will hit or exceed its target for new homes this year
Fourteen babies born in homeless charity Depaul's services last year
'Unforgiveable': Over 3,500 council-owned houses are vacant, new figures show
'I wish I never applied': Affordable housing in Darragh O'Brien's constituency delayed by a year
National commercial building vacancy rate hits record high of 14.1%
Anger within Greens over housing spokesman's claim reinstating eviction ban 'akin to communism'
Average rent for new tenancies in Ireland rose by almost 9% year-on-year
Over 580 people with mental health difficulties supported with housing last year
Homelessness record broken again as 12,847 people in emergency accommodation in July
The figures are an increase of 247 compared to June, where there were 12,600 people in emergency accommodation.
Social Democrats housing spokesperson Cian O'Callaghan has called on the Government to reinstate the ban on no-fault evictions.
Dr Rory Hearne: 'As a lecturer, I can see what the accommodation crisis is doing to students'
Landlord letting room by college campus asks students for 20 hours' childminding in lieu of rent
Debunked: Government has not forbidden business grants and modular homes for Irish people
Housing charity questions effectiveness of law brought in to prevent upfront rent requests
Student Accommodation: Landlords join calls for caution and blame 'unfavourable conditions' for scarcity
Peter McVerry Trust informs Department of Housing of 'potential financial issues' at charity
House prices falling in Dublin but rising in the rest of the country
Opposition decries 'failure' in housing over vast number of young adults living at home
Apartment owners threatened with legal action if they don't pay €5,000 for fire safety works
Major property developer refused planning permission for over 300 homes in South Dublin
Student accommodation dash: Scarce rooms, few protections and potential scams
Gardaí have reported a 65% increase in accommodation scams in recent years.
A USI spokesperson described the lack of available accomodation as "absolutely insane".
Over 5,700 notices to quit issued to tenants in second quarter after eviction ban lifted
Average rent in Dublin is over €2,300 - but rises have stabilised since last quarter
Up to 100 people left homeless after fire at Navan apartment building
Gardaí investigating fire at Navan apartment block that left buildings 'uninhabitable'
Eoin Ó Broin says Sinn Féin would need five years to tackle housing, but what is his plan?
Sinn Féin to introduce Bill to make sex for rent an offence under Residential Tenancies Act
Are you struggling because of increased mortgage interest rates?
New income limit for cost-rental scheme comes into effect, increasing to €66,000 in Dublin
Why Ireland’s official housing targets are (probably) way off the mark
Cian O'Callaghan says we're becoming a nation of renters - so how would the Soc Dems change that?
Land Development Agency moves to buy private sites for affordable housing
Irish households generally don't spend more income on housing compared to elsewhere in Europe
Growth in house prices in Ireland slows to an average of 2.4%
Opinion: 'On the front lines of the housing crisis and we get gaslighting from the Taoiseach'
No plans to cap the number of times people can refuse social housing offer, says Taoiseach
Government accused of 'shocking indifference' after deciding against another eviction ban
Varadkar says his comment about people refusing social housing was 'misrepresented'
Inchicore development with 578 new homes given planning permission green light
Tenants to be asked to bid on property if landlord sells as independent value plan is abandoned