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#rebuilding ireland

# rebuilding-ireland - Friday 10 May, 2019

Relief for prospective home buyers in south Dublin as council raises €15 million to fund mortgage scheme

Doubts had previously been raised over the future of the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme.

# rebuilding-ireland - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Roscommon County Council taking out €1.5 million loan to fund first-time buyer scheme

The council has received 43 applications for Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans and has approved 16 so far.

# rebuilding-ireland - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Family left in limbo over government home loan scheme set to lose out on buying house

Gareth Harpur and his family are awaiting confirmation on their loan application as uncertainty persists on the future of the scheme.

# rebuilding-ireland - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Taoiseach says he has to consult Central Bank before extending loan scheme

Micheál Martin accused the government of letting down people on low incomes down.

# rebuilding-ireland - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

# rebuilding-ireland - Thursday 19 July, 2018

'No family should be living in a shed': Warning over plan to allow log cabins as a form of housing

Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin said landlords would take advantage of the law if it was changed.

# rebuilding-ireland - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Childhood is short and we are robbing it from thousands of children'

Accepting, without ambition to change, the numbers now living in emergency accommodation is fatal to tackling the problem, writes Cliodhna O’Neill of the ISPCC.

# rebuilding-ireland - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'He's wrong' - Housing Minister says Sinn Féin are mistaken on €200 million government home loan scheme

The €200 million Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme was launched in February.

# rebuilding-ireland - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use

There has also been an increase in the number of people who are homeless seeking treatment.

# rebuilding-ireland - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Government provided just 20% of its planned target of rapid-build houses by the end of last year

The government’s 2017 Rebuilding Ireland progress report was released this week.

# rebuilding-ireland - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Government's 'over-reliance' on private rental sector could cost €23.8 billion over 30 years

A new report argues that investment should be made into local authority housing as opposed to privately owned homes.

# rebuilding-ireland - Saturday 24 June, 2017

A changing promise: The Government said it would get families in hotels out of homelessness, but now it's putting them into hubs

A July deadline for getting families out of commercial hotels will not be met.

# rebuilding-ireland - Friday 23 June, 2017

The number of planning permissions granted has shot up by 50%

The number of apartment permissions represents a 60% jump on last year, while houses are up 48%.

# rebuilding-ireland - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Will a €226 million fund make housing more affordable?

It’s not really clear.

# rebuilding-ireland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Bridge to Poolbeg among 34 infrastructure projects worth €226 million given green light

Funding was announced today for projects across the country.

# rebuilding-ireland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

FactCheck: How many new social housing units does the government plan to build?

Richard Bruton made the claim, and a FactCheck reader asked us to step in, so we did.

# rebuilding-ireland - Monday 9 January, 2017

Rent crisis: TheJournal.ie to ask Minister Simon Coveney YOUR rent questions on Facebook

We’ll be live from Facebook headquarters at 6pm on Wednesday so get your questions on rent in now.

# rebuilding-ireland - Thursday 1 December, 2016

The vow to end homelessness by Christmas? Not going to happen

Jonathan Corrie died two years ago today and homelessness in Ireland is worse than ever.

# rebuilding-ireland - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Government wants to see hundreds of houses built on these vacant sites in Dublin

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney says he is putting attractive packages in place to ensure builders start constructing affordable homes.

# rebuilding-ireland - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Local councils to pay up-front rent to private owners of derelict houses

Councils are buying up derelict houses for social housing under government housing action plan.

# rebuilding-ireland - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

A motion requiring all new units in O'Devaney Gardens to be public housing has been overturned

In the new deal, only 30% of the 1,353 units will be social housing.

# rebuilding-ireland - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Will the government really be able to stop using hotels to house the homeless by next year?

The Housing Action Plan states that hotels will no longer used by next year, but is that possible?

# rebuilding-ireland - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Eight towns and cities chosen for €100m social housing plan of 450 homes

Further announcements will be made later this year.