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# land development agency

This year
Land Development Agency moves to buy private sites for affordable housing
The acquisition programme will support the output of affordable homes, primarily in five cities.
Planning permission granted for 852 new homes on site of former Central Mental Hospital
Initially, the Land Development Agency planned to deliver 1,200 new housing units, including a 14-storey apartment block.
350 people apply for 94 cost rental apartments in Co Wicklow in just a few hours
The applicants will be entered into a lottery, which will be run by an external agency.
Applications for 94 cost-rental apartments in Delgany to open tomorrow
Rent for the apartments will start at €1,220 for a one-bed unit.
LDA estimates 10,000 new houses could be built on State-owned land in next 'five to ten years'
It’s understood it would take between five and ten years for the first slate of houses, around 10,000, to be built.
Businessman who paid for Paschal Donohoe postering work is Land Development Agency board member
Michael Stone was appointed to the position by then Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy.
Last year
Plans submitted for over 540 social and cost-rental homes on site of former St Teresa's Gardens, Dublin
The site is located off Donore Avenue in the Dolphin’s Barn area of Dublin 8.
Land Development Agency should have power to acquire public and private land, ESRI says
The Land Development Agency (LDA) currently builds homes on publicly owned land.
Land Development Agency launches masterplan for Digital Hub site, with 550 new homes planned
The LDA plans to submit a planning application in 2023 and deliver the project on a phased basis from 2024.
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council clears way for €378m Central Mental Hospital housing scheme
The fast-track scheme would be made up to 957 apartments and 20 houses.
Land Development Agency lodges plans for close to 1,000 homes on Central Mental Hospital site
The project consists of 940 apartments, 17 duplexes and 20 houses.
Land agency planning to build 5,000 affordable homes within four years, says new chairperson
These 5,000 homes will be delivered through ‘Project Tosaigh’ and will be on private land that is yet to be developed.
All time
Sites in Dublin, Cork and Limerick included in 'largest ever transfer of State land'
The Land Development Agency will take ownership of State land capable of delivering 10,000 to 15,000 additional homes.
Planning permission granted for 266 homes on the site of burnt down hospital in Cork
The LDA has estimated that the first homes will be available on the site by 2023.
Councillors to be bypassed with transfer of local authority lands to State agency without council vote
The State agency is tasked to fully utilise state lands to build affordable homes.
Development of almost 600 social and affordable homes at Dublin site one step closer after council votes to transfer land
Planning permission for the development was secured earlier this year.
Opinion: There is space for 15,000 homes within walking distance of Dublin's O'Connell Street
There are vast tracts of underutilised lands close to the city centre, they should be used to build high-quality apartment blocks with generous courtyards and play areas, writes Ciaran Cuffe.
Affordable homes to be built on private lands through 'quid pro quo' negotiations
Cork City Council officials will state today most active sector for construction is for student accommodation.