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#Housing

# housing - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Co-living developer seeks meeting with housing minister over 'sustained misinformed public commentary'
# Housing
# Housing

Co-living developer seeks meeting with housing minister over 'sustained misinformed public commentary'

Sep 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 23,991 Views 40 Comments

The request comes as the minister carries out a review on whether co-living developments should be banned.

# housing - Friday 28 August, 2020

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €280k nationally and €383k in Dublin
# Housing
# Housing

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €280k nationally and €383k in Dublin

Aug 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 28,274 Views 52 Comments

Asking price inflation rose by 1.2% nationally compared with Q2 of 2019, despite the impact of Covid-19.

# housing - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Bartra submits fresh plans for 210-bedroom co-living development in Castleknock
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bartra submits fresh plans for 210-bedroom co-living development in Castleknock

Aug 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 23,492 Views 27 Comments

Permission for the development was previously quashed by the High Court in June.

# housing - Friday 21 August, 2020

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

National rent prices jumped 1.2% in the last year despite impact of Covid-19

Aug 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 13,286 Views 35 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows that the industry has ‘bounced back’ from Covid-19.

# housing - Monday 17 August, 2020

Housing Minister requests investigation into contentious Phibsborough eviction
# Tenants' Rights
# Tenants' Rights

Housing Minister requests investigation into contentious Phibsborough eviction

Aug 17th 2020, 10:21 PM 23,887 Views 34 Comments

The gardaí have already requested an “urgent” report into “lessons learned” following the eviction.

# housing - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Poll: Are you opposed to co-living developments in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you opposed to co-living developments in Ireland?

Aug 2nd 2020, 9:41 AM 65,770 Views 145 Comments

The concept of co-living has proven controversial over the past number of years.

# housing - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Temporary stall or long-term change? 10% drop in number of residential buildings under construction in Dublin since 2019
# Geowise
# Geowise

Temporary stall or long-term change? 10% drop in number of residential buildings under construction in Dublin since 2019

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 10,391 Views 5 Comments

In Dublin, construction was down 10.2% since June last year.

Two housing bodies appointed as O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment set to progress next week
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

Two housing bodies appointed as O'Devaney Gardens redevelopment set to progress next week

Jul 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 24,176 Views 14 Comments

Tuath and Circle Housing Association have been selected by the Council to negotiate with Bartra after Councillors last year approved a last-minute deal.

# housing - Monday 20 July, 2020

Rent freeze and eviction ban extended to 1 August
# Frozen
# Frozen

Rent freeze and eviction ban extended to 1 August

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 9:07 PM 28,919 Views 57 Comments

The emergency measure mean tenants cannot be forced to leave a property, and rent increases are prohibited.

'We must solve these problems now': Plans to help families at risk of home repossession post-Covid criticised
# Repossessions
# Repossessions

'We must solve these problems now': Plans to help families at risk of home repossession post-Covid criticised

Jul 20th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,973 Views 12 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin has said the establishment of a non-judicial court would help to support families at risk of repossession.

# housing - Sunday 12 July, 2020

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister
# Interview
# Interview

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

Jul 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 75,846 Views 101 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

# housing - Friday 10 July, 2020

Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely
# Renters
# Renters

Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely

Jul 10th 2020, 8:33 PM 18,474 Views 49 Comments

The final decision will be made by Cabinet in the coming days.

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing

Jul 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,819 Views 80 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin says the new government has already reneged on its promises in relation to housing.

# housing - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Council announces tender for proposed 500 new homes in Tallaght
# Housing
# Housing

Council announces tender for proposed 500 new homes in Tallaght

Jul 7th 2020, 4:29 PM 20,040 Views 26 Comments

A proposed mix for the development includes 60% affordable, 20% social and 20% private homes.

# housing - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme

Jun 30th 2020, 11:08 AM 36,475 Views 135 Comments

Darragh O’Brien said he wants to ensure houses ranging in price from €160,000 to €250,000 will be available.

Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients
# Covid19
# Covid19

Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients

Jun 30th 2020, 10:30 AM 14,846 Views 30 Comments

Applicants who received approval before the Covid-19 crisis have had approval pulled.

# housing - Friday 26 June, 2020

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
# Changes
# Changes

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?

Jun 26th 2020, 8:56 PM 24,278 Views 129 Comments

The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.

# housing - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May

Jun 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 5,851 Views 10 Comments

The total number of homeless people in Ireland is currently 8,876.

# housing - Sunday 21 June, 2020

'Serious concerns' that new housing development could pose security threat to President Higgins
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

'Serious concerns' that new housing development could pose security threat to President Higgins

Jun 21st 2020, 4:03 PM 58,277 Views 87 Comments

There are plans for 33 semi-detached houses and a four-storey apartment block near the Phoenix Park.

# housing - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Pandemic set to cause major shortfall in housing supply, warns new study
# Demand And Supply
# Demand And Supply

Pandemic set to cause major shortfall in housing supply, warns new study

Jun 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,252 Views 54 Comments

The study from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland shows that new builds have been badly impacted.

# housing - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Domestic violence victims given access to Rent Supplement without a means test
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Domestic violence victims given access to Rent Supplement without a means test

Jun 14th 2020, 1:23 PM 18,453 Views 21 Comments

The government announced the changes to the eligibility for the payment today.

# housing - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Not-for-profit housing associations provided 41% of social housing in 2019
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Not-for-profit housing associations provided 41% of social housing in 2019

Jun 10th 2020, 7:01 AM 10,914 Views 18 Comments

The figures were released in the Irish Council for Social Housing’s activity report for 2019.

# housing - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

There's been a 39% spike in homes for rent in Dublin compared to last May
# Daft.ie Report
# Daft.ie Report

There's been a 39% spike in homes for rent in Dublin compared to last May

Jun 9th 2020, 6:05 AM 18,965 Views 22 Comments

The 39% spike is the highest one-month total for rental listings in the capital since August 2015.

# housing - Monday 8 June, 2020

Rent Supplement payments rise by 33% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Rent Supplement payments rise by 33% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic

Jun 8th 2020, 4:29 PM 12,753 Views 15 Comments

The number of households on the payment has risen by 5,136 since mid-March.

# housing - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Opinion: 'Conditions for Travellers have been difficult in the Covid-19 shutdown'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Conditions for Travellers have been difficult in the Covid-19 shutdown'

Jun 6th 2020, 1:00 PM 41,090 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Joyce of the Irish Traveller Movement says more needs to be done to protect Travellers during this pandemic and beyond.

# housing - Monday 25 May, 2020

Numbers on Rent Supplement payment up 20% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Numbers on Rent Supplement payment up 20% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic

May 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,267 Views 5 Comments

Housing groups have warned that Ireland could see a rise in evictions as a result of the crisis.

# housing - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study
# Economy
# Economy

House prices could fall by 12% due to Covid-19, according to ESRI study

May 20th 2020, 1:03 PM 39,686 Views 51 Comments

The ESRI warns that the challenges facing the construction industry may impact supply.

# housing - Friday 15 May, 2020

Under 6,000 new social houses built in 2019 as government misses target again
# Rebuilding Ireland
# Rebuilding Ireland

Under 6,000 new social houses built in 2019 as government misses target again

May 15th 2020, 11:43 AM 15,535 Views 44 Comments

Just 5,771 new builds were delivered to the government last year.

# housing - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows
# Renting
# Renting

Rents fell by average of 2.1% in April compared to previous month, new Daft report shows

May 12th 2020, 6:05 AM 11,587 Views 29 Comments

Daft.ie says this drop reflects the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

# housing - Friday 24 April, 2020

Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis
# Housing
# Housing

Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis

Apr 24th 2020, 10:56 PM 24,531 Views 39 Comments

A new report by the Simon Communities says new properties are out of reach of HAP customers.

# housing - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Construction to resume at three social housing developments in Dublin from early next week
# Construction
# Construction

Construction to resume at three social housing developments in Dublin from early next week

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:05 PM 46,846 Views 68 Comments

Contractors are understood to be on site at the three locations to ensure social distancing can be maintained.

Ads for Dublin city centre rental accommodation have 'increased by 75% in the last 12 months '
# Rental Market
# Rental Market

Ads for Dublin city centre rental accommodation have 'increased by 75% in the last 12 months '

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:09 PM 26,370 Views 32 Comments

Daft said that the week-by-week figures suggest that “this surge may now be easing”.

# housing - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

FF-FG framework doc for the next government is out, here's what's in it

Updated Apr 15th 2020, 6:15 PM 24,993 Views 157 Comments

The document will soon be given to smaller parties in a bid to convince them to join a coalition government.

# housing - Friday 27 March, 2020

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

Mar 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 31,836 Views 27 Comments

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin
# Housing
# Housing

Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin

Mar 27th 2020, 6:58 AM 26,756 Views 81 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says where renters can’t pay, landlords must be guaranteed a mortgage moratorium.

# housing - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis

Updated Mar 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 106,688 Views 88 Comments

The emergency measures for renters were agreed at a Cabinet meeting today.

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Robust' supports for renters due to be announced, but access to HAP likely to be ruled out

Mar 19th 2020, 6:05 AM 36,163 Views 71 Comments

Government has said landlords will have to show flexibility to their tenants.

# housing - Friday 13 March, 2020

Landlords should show 'forbearance' during Covid-19 outbreak, says housing minister
# Renting
# Renting

Landlords should show 'forbearance' during Covid-19 outbreak, says housing minister

Mar 13th 2020, 9:56 PM 80,715 Views 196 Comments

Eoghan Murphy also said that he would provide support to homeless services during the crisis.

# housing - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate

Mar 11th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,993 Views 28 Comments

Homeless charities are preparing for Covid-19.

# housing - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Appeal lodged against plans for 97-unit shared co-living accommodation in Rathmines
# Co Living
# Co Living

Appeal lodged against plans for 97-unit shared co-living accommodation in Rathmines

Mar 5th 2020, 9:27 PM 19,014 Views 33 Comments

Blondie Issuer DAC last month secured planning permission for the 97 unit in Rathmines.