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# housing - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals
# Ballinamore
# Ballinamore

Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals

Nov 28th 2019, 10:00 PM 23,848 Views 42 Comments

Ballinamore Community Group had held protests over the plans in recent months.

# housing - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Families spend average of six months in homeless hubs, says housing charity

Families spend average of six months in homeless hubs, says housing charity

Nov 27th 2019, 10:50 AM 8,983 Views 40 Comments

A new report from Respond found that only 8% of families supported by the charity received social housing in 2018.

# housing - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home
# North Frederick Street
# North Frederick Street

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home

Nov 20th 2019, 4:23 PM 11,034 Views 4 Comments

Activists were controversially evicted from the property in September last year.

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home

Nov 20th 2019, 6:45 AM 28,382 Views 35 Comments

An archaeological discovery of “medium-high” significance was made at the Knocklyon site earlier this year.

# housing - Monday 18 November, 2019

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,197 Views 33 Comments

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

# housing - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Criticism of Fine Gael housing record is 'ideological', says Varadkar
# Affordable Housing
# Affordable Housing

Criticism of Fine Gael housing record is 'ideological', says Varadkar

Nov 16th 2019, 6:10 PM 21,307 Views 52 Comments

Varadkar was in Cork today ahead of the by-election in the city at the end of the month.

# housing - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400
# Rent Freeze
# Rent Freeze

'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400

Nov 12th 2019, 3:14 PM 18,805 Views 53 Comments

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil hit out at Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil.

# housing - Monday 11 November, 2019

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties
# Liberties
# Liberties

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties

Nov 11th 2019, 2:48 PM 21,040 Views 38 Comments

The proposed development would see 69 new co-living units situated in Dublin 8.

# housing - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Government-backed finance agency approves funding for development of over 500 new homes
# HBFI
# HBFI

Government-backed finance agency approves funding for development of over 500 new homes

Nov 6th 2019, 10:37 AM 12,635 Views 34 Comments

Home Building Finance Ireland announced it has approved over €100m in funding since the start of the year.

# housing - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Plans lodged for state's first integrated housing scheme for older people at St Michael's Estate
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans lodged for state's first integrated housing scheme for older people at St Michael's Estate

Nov 3rd 2019, 6:30 AM 22,618 Views 18 Comments

The housing will be the first of more than 500 new units built at the Inchicore estate.

# housing - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month

Oct 31st 2019, 2:18 PM 13,601 Views 72 Comments

10,397 people were in emergency accommodation in Ireland in September.

Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock
# Potential Breakthrough
# Potential Breakthrough

Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock

Oct 31st 2019, 12:38 PM 24,009 Views 20 Comments

The plans could pave the way for councillors to agree to a new housing development on the site

# housing - Monday 28 October, 2019

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas
# Housing
# Housing

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas

Oct 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 32,984 Views 83 Comments

“Bringing a vacant home back into use can change people’s lives for the better.”

# housing - Friday 25 October, 2019

Seven-storey co-living development in Rathmines appealed after council rejects planning permission
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Seven-storey co-living development in Rathmines appealed after council rejects planning permission

Oct 25th 2019, 6:20 AM 16,444 Views 54 Comments

Dublin City Council said the proposals would provide a “poor standard of residential accommodation”.

# housing - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

Oct 17th 2019, 7:15 PM 23,943 Views 43 Comments

The developer’s inital plan for the area was rejected last year after opposition from local residents.

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'

Oct 17th 2019, 7:01 PM 19,026 Views 55 Comments

A photo posted on online in recent days shows a boy eating his dinner from a piece of cardboard on the street.

# housing - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps'
# Seville Place
# Seville Place

High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps'

Oct 15th 2019, 6:08 PM 13,432 Views 0 Comments

Dublin City Council inspections had revealed that the three properties are in very poor repair.

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims
# Tom Dunne
# Tom Dunne

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims

Oct 15th 2019, 5:16 PM 26,939 Views 69 Comments

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

# housing - Monday 14 October, 2019

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'
# Cork
# Cork

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 1:06 PM 20,190 Views 47 Comments

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

# housing - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit
# Housing
# Housing

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit

Oct 10th 2019, 10:28 PM 21,254 Views 13 Comments

New CSO figures for August show that property price growth is continuing to slow.

# housing - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Government's Budget plans won't do enough to solve housing crisis, expert warns
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Government's Budget plans won't do enough to solve housing crisis, expert warns

Oct 9th 2019, 10:33 PM 14,295 Views 25 Comments

The government announced it would support the delivery of over 11,000 new social homes next year.

# housing - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Oct 8th 2019, 3:49 PM 18,609 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

# housing - Monday 7 October, 2019

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council
# Dublin
# Dublin

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council

Oct 7th 2019, 7:16 PM 17,419 Views 12 Comments

Proposals to construct 800 housing units were set to be voted on by Dublin City councillors this evening.

# housing - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'I support building houses': Fine Gael TD stands over concerns about 366 new homes in his constituency
# Kildare
# Kildare

'I support building houses': Fine Gael TD stands over concerns about 366 new homes in his constituency

Oct 6th 2019, 1:00 PM 22,810 Views 34 Comments

Bernard Durkan was among 61 people to make an observation about the new scheme.

# housing - Thursday 3 October, 2019

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion
# Hidden Homelessness
# Hidden Homelessness

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion

Oct 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 7,529 Views 10 Comments

That’s according to a new survey published by the Simon Communities of Ireland today.

# housing - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction
# Housing
# Housing

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:02 PM 43,935 Views 86 Comments

The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.

'Overlooked': Calls for 'housing crisis' among disabled people to be addressed in Budget
# Independent Living
# Independent Living

'Overlooked': Calls for 'housing crisis' among disabled people to be addressed in Budget

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 5,168 Views 5 Comments

Advocates say people with disabilities have been facing a housing crisis of their own.

# housing - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Thousands of single men stuck in perpetual homelessness with 'nowhere to go'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Thousands of single men stuck in perpetual homelessness with 'nowhere to go'

Oct 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 16,495 Views 34 Comments

Depaul has pointed out that single people remain the biggest cohort and are likely to remain homeless for longer periods.

# housing - Monday 30 September, 2019

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin

Sep 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 30,556 Views 29 Comments

That’s according to property website MyHome.ie’s latest house price report.

# housing - Friday 27 September, 2019

Public asked to 'express interest' in 500 affordable homes planned for south Dublin
# Affordable Housing
# Affordable Housing

Public asked to 'express interest' in 500 affordable homes planned for south Dublin

Sep 27th 2019, 11:27 AM 39,624 Views 63 Comments

South County Dublin Council aims to build up to 4,500 homes across south Dublin over the coming years.

# housing - Thursday 26 September, 2019

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

Sep 26th 2019, 3:31 PM 14,614 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar
# Rising Rents
# Rising Rents

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar

Sep 26th 2019, 6:01 AM 36,678 Views 35 Comments

Macroom, Cork and Carlow met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

# housing - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Residents at Dublin properties wish to remain despite being ordered to vacate over fire safety concerns
# Seville Place
# Seville Place

Residents at Dublin properties wish to remain despite being ordered to vacate over fire safety concerns

Sep 24th 2019, 6:23 PM 11,822 Views 0 Comments

The judge ruled that the orders previously granted by the High Court are to remain in place.

# housing - Monday 23 September, 2019

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:49 PM 28,098 Views 91 Comments

The Justice Minister says over 1,300 asylum seekers are currently in emergency accommodation.

Commuter belt counties see rise in house sales
# Property
# Property

Commuter belt counties see rise in house sales

Sep 23rd 2019, 8:42 AM 20,434 Views 20 Comments

The property market has slowed down slightly in Dublin, according to a new study.

# housing - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause
# Property
# Property

Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,549 Views 31 Comments

The average cost of a house nationwide in the third quarter of this year was €257,000.

# housing - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

Sep 19th 2019, 6:43 PM 8,944 Views 0 Comments

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?

Sep 19th 2019, 4:12 PM 16,520 Views 61 Comments

Housing charity Threshold says there’s an “unacceptable” number of properties checked.

Sex for rent: Case of landlord propositioning tenant 'not a once off or unusual'
# Housing
# Housing

Sex for rent: Case of landlord propositioning tenant 'not a once off or unusual'

Sep 19th 2019, 2:19 PM 19,106 Views 40 Comments

Housing charity Threshold has said it is aware of several such incidents.

# housing - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'

Sep 18th 2019, 4:19 PM 36,986 Views 121 Comments

The minister also said €1,200 rent is an affordable amount for a couple to pay.