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#Accommodation

# accommodation - Monday 18 January, 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?

Mon 10:37 AM 32,423 Views 81 Comments

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

# accommodation - Monday 1 June, 2020

'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 28,970 Views 24 Comments

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

# accommodation - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

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 4,351 Views 2 Comments

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

# accommodation - Thursday 5 March, 2020

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 18,972 Views 33 Comments

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

# accommodation - Monday 18 November, 2019

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 8,365 Views 2 Comments

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

# accommodation - 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 16,386 Views 34 Comments

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

# accommodation - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

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 18,393 Views 72 Comments

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

# accommodation - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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 24,091 Views 82 Comments

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

# accommodation - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

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 22,738 Views 50 Comments

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

# accommodation - Thursday 11 July, 2019

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 26,839 Views 14 Comments

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

# accommodation - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

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 11,018 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.

# accommodation - Saturday 13 October, 2018

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 23,619 Views 44 Comments

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

# accommodation - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'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 14,684 Views 19 Comments

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

# accommodation - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

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 12,711 Views 18 Comments

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

# accommodation - Friday 20 July, 2018

'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 27,328 Views 75 Comments

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

# accommodation - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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 6,488 Views 52 Comments

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

# accommodation - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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 14,237 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.

# accommodation - Thursday 3 May, 2018

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 10,357 Views 15 Comments

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

# accommodation - Sunday 15 April, 2018

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 26,847 Views 36 Comments

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

# accommodation - Saturday 10 March, 2018

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 22,353 Views 13 Comments

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

# accommodation - Friday 9 March, 2018

'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 18,820 Views 22 Comments

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

# accommodation - Monday 22 January, 2018

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 13,942 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.

# accommodation - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Alternative accommodation secured for almost all homeless families staying in the Gresham Hotel
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Alternative accommodation secured for almost all homeless families staying in the Gresham Hotel

Jan 11th 2018, 9:05 PM 14,731 Views 44 Comments

Last week it emerged that 14 homeless families who had been staying at the Gresham in Dublin city centre had been told they had to leave by the end of the month.

# accommodation - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Irish aparthotel company Staycity planning tenfold expansion in Dublin by 2021
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

Irish aparthotel company Staycity planning tenfold expansion in Dublin by 2021

Jan 3rd 2018, 12:18 PM 16,610 Views 17 Comments

Staycity expects to have 1,500 apartments operating in Dublin by 2021.

# accommodation - Friday 3 November, 2017

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

We need fines of €1 million for 'unscrupulous' landlords, says senior Dublin City Council official

Nov 3rd 2017, 4:26 PM 14,117 Views 101 Comments

An RTÉ investigation last night showed widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.

# accommodation - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals
# Demand And Supply
# Demand And Supply

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Sep 19th 2017, 8:08 PM 35,129 Views 55 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

# accommodation - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Property prices are rising at the fastest pace in three years as supply hits a 'critical low'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Property prices are rising at the fastest pace in three years as supply hits a 'critical low'

Sep 12th 2017, 1:30 PM 18,226 Views 54 Comments

There were only 3,900 housing units advertised for sale in Dublin during July.

# accommodation - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

Aug 27th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,464 Views 14 Comments

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

# accommodation - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter
# Academic Problems
# Academic Problems

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,786 Views 18 Comments

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

# accommodation - Monday 21 August, 2017

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live

Aug 21st 2017, 12:00 AM 22,000 Views 22 Comments

With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.

# accommodation - Monday 3 July, 2017

Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year
# Integration
# Integration

Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:25 PM 19,222 Views 68 Comments

The rise in spend by the RIA came against the background of the numbers accommodated by the agency last year decreasing from 4,696 to 4,425 at year end.

# accommodation - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Hostelworld founder Ray Nolan: 'This is my first real job in six or seven years'
# Startups
# Startups

Hostelworld founder Ray Nolan: 'This is my first real job in six or seven years'

May 7th 2017, 10:30 AM 16,974 Views 3 Comments

The Irish entrepreneur and investor is adjusting back into CEO life at XSellco.

# accommodation - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation
# Westwood Hotel
# Westwood Hotel

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

Feb 14th 2017, 6:25 AM 30,788 Views 10 Comments

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

# accommodation - Monday 19 December, 2016

Anti-social behaviour and verbal abuse among complaints over homeless guests in emergency accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Anti-social behaviour and verbal abuse among complaints over homeless guests in emergency accommodation

Dec 19th 2016, 6:15 AM 13,302 Views 14 Comments

New documents reveal complaints by accommodation providers to homeless services in Dublin.

# accommodation - Sunday 11 December, 2016

A homeless group is asking B&Bs to take in rough sleepers for Christmas
# Warm Bed For Christmas
# Warm Bed For Christmas

A homeless group is asking B&Bs to take in rough sleepers for Christmas

Dec 11th 2016, 8:10 AM 9,795 Views 39 Comments

Cairdeas Homeless Action Group is offering to pay for homeless people to stay in B&Bs.

# accommodation - Monday 29 August, 2016

Rise in the cost of on-campus accommodation sparks calls for locals to offer spare rooms
# Rising Rent
# Rising Rent

Rise in the cost of on-campus accommodation sparks calls for locals to offer spare rooms

Aug 29th 2016, 6:18 PM 21,657 Views 32 Comments

The cost of on-campus accommodation at University College Cork has risen by an average of 2.5%.

# accommodation - Monday 22 August, 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 483 Views 25 Comments

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

# accommodation - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'
# Renting
# Renting

Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'

Jun 12th 2016, 8:15 AM 2,349 Views 94 Comments

As the academic year comes to a close, one student tells of her experiences of trying to find somewhere to live

# accommodation - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Former residents occupy homeless hostel in protest over its closure
# Dublin
# Dublin

Former residents occupy homeless hostel in protest over its closure

May 10th 2016, 10:47 PM 22,854 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí are currently inside the hostel speaking with the protesters – who say that they plan to occupy the building overnight.

# accommodation - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

New beds for homeless mothers and children should be open 'in a matter of weeks'
# Cuan Alainn
# Cuan Alainn

New beds for homeless mothers and children should be open 'in a matter of weeks'

Apr 27th 2016, 2:17 PM 9,429 Views 15 Comments

The centre closed in December due to lack of funding.

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