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# affordable homes

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Land agency planning to build 5,000 affordable homes within four years, says new chairperson
These 5,000 homes will be delivered through ‘Project Tosaigh’ and will be on private land that is yet to be developed.
All time
New bill will cap rent increases at 2% in Rent Pressure Zones and bring in unlimited-term tenancies
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
A Council official has said the affordable homes at Dublin’s “new suburb” could end up costing as much as €600,000.
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.
Dáil to discuss making homes at Poolbeg site 'genuinely affordable'
'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg
Councillors to be bypassed with transfer of local authority lands to State agency without council vote
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
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.
Social Democrats propose affordable homes at €200k and the end to commuter hell in election manifesto
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'
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
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
A public hearing on the plan is due this month.
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.