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#Accommodation

# accommodation - Last month November 2022

Councils refusing homeless accommodation to Travellers using criteria 'with no basis in law'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Councils refusing homeless accommodation to Travellers using criteria 'with no basis in law'

Nov 1st 2022, 12:05 AM 39,804 Views 0 Comments
  • Housing Minister told councils in 2020 that 'local connection' rule must not be a barrier to an emergency bed
  • Investigation by Noteworthy and The Journal finds this is one of the many legal barriers for Travellers when it comes to housing
  • Expert: "This is... a test which has no existence in the law whatsoever"

# accommodation - October October 2022

First contract to deliver modular homes for Ukrainians due in January 2023
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

First contract to deliver modular homes for Ukrainians due in January 2023

Oct 30th 2022, 3:10 PM 30,185 Views 82 Comments

Government has warned that refugees could end up sleeping on the streets due to the accommodation shortage.

'Failure to plan' by Government to meet refugee housing needs, says Sinn Féin senator
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

'Failure to plan' by Government to meet refugee housing needs, says Sinn Féin senator

Oct 29th 2022, 3:51 PM 15,627 Views 45 Comments

The government plans to introduce ‘refusal policy’ for Ukrainian refugees in hotels who are offered other accommodation.

Ukrainian accommodation: Regions readying for increase of refugees as winter hits
# Case Study
# Case Study

Ukrainian accommodation: Regions readying for increase of refugees as winter hits

Oct 29th 2022, 12:05 AM 19,981 Views 43 Comments

The Journal takes a look at how the southeast region has been managing arrivals.

Govt to introduce 'refusal policy' for Ukrainian refugees in hotels offered other accommodation
# Refugees
# Refugees

Govt to introduce 'refusal policy' for Ukrainian refugees in hotels offered other accommodation

Updated Oct 28th 2022, 5:00 PM 50,506 Views 64 Comments

Hotel contracts will be changed to bed-only accommodation for Ukrainians.

Ukrainians fleeing to Ireland and other countries amid 'increasing power cuts and harsh winter'
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Ukrainians fleeing to Ireland and other countries amid 'increasing power cuts and harsh winter'

Oct 25th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,358 Views 5 Comments

An Irish charity has been sourcing generators in stricken cities, with over 1,100 towns losing electricity last week.

Ukrainian ambassador says lack of accommodation is 'unacceptable'
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Ukrainian ambassador says lack of accommodation is 'unacceptable'

Updated Oct 23rd 2022, 2:21 PM 84,376 Views 168 Comments

43 Ukrainian men have been told that there is no accommodation available.

Increase to €400 payment for housing Ukrainians 'on the table' as leaders set to meet Monday
# Ukraine War
# Ukraine War

Increase to €400 payment for housing Ukrainians 'on the table' as leaders set to meet Monday

Updated Oct 22nd 2022, 8:13 PM 59,443 Views 106 Comments

33 Ukrainian refugees were unable to be accommodated last night, with some returning to the airport.

Ukrainian women and children moved from Kerry to Mayo at short notice
# INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION
# INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION

Ukrainian women and children moved from Kerry to Mayo at short notice

Oct 11th 2022, 6:21 PM 33,739 Views 32 Comments

The group of Ukrainians, which include dozens of school-going children, received less than 48 hours’ notice they are to be bussed to Westport

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation
# Carlow
# Carlow

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation

Oct 6th 2022, 10:00 PM 40,206 Views 8 Comments

The department said it was awaiting further information from the owner of the accommodation.

# accommodation - This year 2022

Hostel beds cost hundreds as accommodation prices spike during Garth Brooks gigs
# Unanswered Prayers
# Unanswered Prayers

Hostel beds cost hundreds as accommodation prices spike during Garth Brooks gigs

Aug 22nd 2022, 6:29 PM 32,350 Views 38 Comments

Not going down ’til the Sun comes up might be the only affordable option when Garth comes to town.

Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage
# Refugees
# Refugees

Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 8:36 PM 105,737 Views 166 Comments

The Government said more than 160 people fleeing Ukraine have been transferred out of the Old Terminal building in Dublin Airport today.

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 34,772 Views 38 Comments

Student accommodation will no longer be available for refugees at the end of the summer.

Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres

May 26th 2022, 6:51 PM 22,363 Views 7 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the issues raised by refugees will be looked into.

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 8:06 PM 51,093 Views 66 Comments

Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman earlier said “grouped” accommodation will be a “more substantial part” of housing refugees.

Garda warning about accommodation fraud as victims lose up to €5,000 to scammers
# Fraud
# Fraud

Garda warning about accommodation fraud as victims lose up to €5,000 to scammers

Mar 31st 2022, 1:38 PM 10,938 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have said 50% of victims are aged under 25 and students are often the main targets for criminals.

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed

Mar 29th 2022, 7:10 PM 21,913 Views 21 Comments

30,000 refugees are expected to arrive in Ireland by the end of April.

Government to use emergency planning powers to provide for people fleeing Ukraine
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

Government to use emergency planning powers to provide for people fleeing Ukraine

Mar 5th 2022, 2:24 PM 26,064 Views 49 Comments

it is estimated that 600 Ukrainians arrived into Ireland in the past week.

# accommodation - Last year 2021

Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a levy on housing units that lie vacant for over six months?

Jan 18th 2021, 10:37 AM 33,569 Views 81 Comments

There is no such levy on vacant housing in Ireland at the moment.

# accommodation - All time

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year

Jun 1st 2020, 9:00 AM 29,450 Views 24 Comments

NUI Galway is offering students a reduced rent rate next year due to the ‘hybrid’ way universities are expected to operate.

Chelsea provide free accommodation for NHS staff at Stamford Bridge hotel
# Helping Out
From The42
# Helping Out

Chelsea provide free accommodation for NHS staff at Stamford Bridge hotel

Mar 18th 2020, 12:34 PM 4,410 Views 2 Comments

The Premier League club have offered medical professionals rooms to stay in as they fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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 19,162 Views 33 Comments

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

Airbnb signs 'landmark' €453m deal with the Olympics
# Accommodation
From The42
# Accommodation

Airbnb signs 'landmark' €453m deal with the Olympics

Nov 18th 2019, 4:05 PM 8,420 Views 2 Comments

IOC President Thomas Bach says the partnership will bring the Games into ‘the digital age’.

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 16,680 Views 33 Comments

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

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high
# Demand V Supply
# Demand V Supply

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

Aug 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,733 Views 72 Comments

In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?
# Analysis
# Analysis

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 AM 24,214 Views 82 Comments

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years
# Housing
# Housing

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years

Aug 14th 2019, 3:28 PM 22,785 Views 50 Comments

The latest figures from June show Irish property price growth is slowing.

Travellers must leave unofficial halting site in Co Tipperary by next Tuesday, court rules
# High Court
# High Court

Travellers must leave unofficial halting site in Co Tipperary by next Tuesday, court rules

Jul 11th 2019, 2:44 PM 27,086 Views 14 Comments

Tipperary County Council’s proceedings were brought against eight people.

Reliance on government support by renters likely to increase after Brexit
# Crisis
# Crisis

Reliance on government support by renters likely to increase after Brexit

Nov 13th 2018, 10:15 AM 11,043 Views 38 Comments

The amount of money the State pays in Hap will also increase if Brexit results in further rent hikes in the capital.

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour
# Complaints
# Complaints

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour

Oct 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,873 Views 45 Comments

New documents reveal complaints by staff in emergency accommodation to the homeless providers in Dublin.

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam
# Renting
# Renting

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

Aug 21st 2018, 8:52 AM 15,010 Views 19 Comments

This time of year sees a spike in rental scams, housing and tenant advocacy charity Threshold has said.

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

Aug 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 12,786 Views 18 Comments

And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation
# Housing Issues
# Housing Issues

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation

Jul 20th 2018, 11:00 AM 27,751 Views 75 Comments

The issues are detailed in a new report published by the Galway Traveller Movement today.

People 'unable to leave direct provision centres if they can't find alternative housing'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

People 'unable to leave direct provision centres if they can't find alternative housing'

Jun 6th 2018, 10:26 AM 6,542 Views 52 Comments

A report found the housing crisis is ‘contributing to bottlenecks’ in the asylum system.

Over half of available rental properties in Dublin aimed at tourists for short-term stays
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Over half of available rental properties in Dublin aimed at tourists for short-term stays

May 16th 2018, 6:05 AM 14,264 Views 56 Comments

The Dublin rental market is set to dip below 1,000 units, for the first time since 2001 by the end of this year.

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes

May 3rd 2018, 6:15 AM 10,394 Views 15 Comments

The Residential Tenancies (student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 was introduced in the Dáil yesterday.

There are supposed to be rent limits in Dublin, so why can student accommodation providers hike rents by 27% a year?
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

There are supposed to be rent limits in Dublin, so why can student accommodation providers hike rents by 27% a year?

Apr 15th 2018, 9:00 PM 26,935 Views 33 Comments

There have been calls to increase protections for students living in the sector.

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds
# To Trinity And Beyond
# To Trinity And Beyond

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

Mar 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,433 Views 13 Comments

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

'It was no place from day one to even build a site': Ongoing issues around Traveller accommodation
# Housing Committee
# Housing Committee

'It was no place from day one to even build a site': Ongoing issues around Traveller accommodation

Mar 9th 2018, 6:01 AM 18,899 Views 22 Comments

Local authorities last year had an underspend of 45% when it came to Traveller-specific accommodation.

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Jan 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,289 Views 43 Comments

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

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