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#affordable homes

# affordable-homes - This year 2022

Land agency planning to build 5,000 affordable homes within four years, says new chairperson
# Land Development Agency
# Land Development Agency

Land agency planning to build 5,000 affordable homes within four years, says new chairperson

Jan 20th 2022, 3:55 PM 12,675 Views 12 Comments

These 5,000 homes will be delivered through ‘Project Tosaigh’ and will be on private land that is yet to be developed.

# affordable-homes - Last year 2021

New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies
# Rent Cap
# Rent Cap

New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies

Nov 16th 2021, 3:25 PM 18,915 Views 30 Comments

The new legislation also proposes to provide enhanced tenancy protection by making a ‘Part 4’ tenancy one of unlimited duration.

Housing Minister says €600,000 'not an affordable home' as concerns loom over Poolbeg site
# Housing
# Housing

Housing Minister says €600,000 'not an affordable home' as concerns loom over Poolbeg site

Jul 27th 2021, 5:39 PM 39,926 Views 58 Comments
  • O'Brien's comments come after The Journal reported on concerns last month about how 'affordable' housing at Poolbeg in Dublin would be delivered.
  • Planning permission to build the first 600 units at the site was lodged last weekend.
Councillors to be bypassed with transfer of local authority lands to State agency without council vote
# Affordable Homes
# Affordable Homes

Councillors to be bypassed with transfer of local authority lands to State agency without council vote

Feb 5th 2021, 5:32 PM 22,690 Views 37 Comments

The State agency is tasked to fully utilise state lands to build affordable homes.

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home
# Affordable Homes
# Affordable Homes

Opinion: The Affordable Housing Bill will line developers' pockets while young couples can't buy a home

Jan 26th 2021, 7:00 PM 24,023 Views 28 Comments

The Government must stop pursuing policies which inflate the property market and think again about the Affordable Housing Bill, writes Cian O’Callaghan of the Social Democrats.

# affordable-homes - All time

Social Democrats propose affordable homes at €200k and the end to commuter hell in election manifesto
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Social Democrats propose affordable homes at €200k and the end to commuter hell in election manifesto

Jan 31st 2020, 4:19 PM 25,386 Views 52 Comments

Entitled ‘Invest in Better’, the party said the document sets out a uniquely Irish version of the Nordic model”.

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Murphy says €310k price tag for O'Devaney Garden homes is 'affordable'

Sep 18th 2019, 4:19 PM 37,099 Views 121 Comments

The minister also said €1,200 rent is an affordable amount for a couple to pay.

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites
# Rebuilding Ireland
# Rebuilding Ireland

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites

Aug 6th 2019, 10:51 AM 26,126 Views 45 Comments

Projects have been given the green light in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, Wicklow and Wexford.

'Intense discussions' underway to deliver 900 affordable homes on Poolbeg site
# Affordable Homes
# Affordable Homes

'Intense discussions' underway to deliver 900 affordable homes on Poolbeg site

Apr 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 10,756 Views 25 Comments

A public hearing on the plan is due this month.

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

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

Nov 10th 2016, 6:02 AM 18,311 Views 18 Comments

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