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#vacant houses

# vacant-houses - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'

Meanwhile, a new app is set to let members of the public report vacant buildings.

# vacant-houses - Friday 17 November, 2017

€15 million loan allows Tuath purchase up to 190 vacant homes to rent to families all over Ireland

The purchases will be spread around the country, taking in every county and district in Ireland.

# vacant-houses - Friday 8 September, 2017

Vacant houses: Varadkar says that council staff are casting doubt on official CSO stats

Questioned over whether a vacant housing tax would be introduced, Varadkar said that it was being considered.

# vacant-houses - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Poll: Would a double property tax for vacant houses help ease the housing crisis? Double Down This post contains a poll

Poll: Would a double property tax for vacant houses help ease the housing crisis?

A report in today’s Sunday Business Post suggests that a Fine Gael motion on such a tax is unlikely to be challenged by Fianna Fáil.

# vacant-houses - Monday 23 May, 2016

There are 230,000 empty houses around the country

“Here’s an enormous stock of houses that already exist.”

# vacant-houses - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Department spent over €50m in two years on making vacant homes habitable

While local authorities are responsible for repairs and maintenances on their housing stock, the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government has been funding retrofitting of vacant homes.

# vacant-houses - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Map, table: Ireland's 16,881 vacant homes

Ireland’s problems with unfinished housing developments have improved but new figures from the National Housing Development Survey outline just how many vacant dwellings there are and where the problem is worst.

# vacant-houses - Thursday 29 March, 2012

14.5 per cent of dwellings in Ireland vacant in Census 2011

Over one in five vacant properties were holiday homes, while the majority of the remainder were concentrated on rural areas in the west.

# vacant-houses - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

The inevitable has happened: Occupy foreclosures USA

The inevitable has happened: Occupy foreclosures

The general assembly of Oakland city in California has voted to have people move into houses left vacant after financial institutions foreclose on owners.