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# department of housing

This year
Government missed last year's social and affordable housing targets by 2,680 homes
Irish language activists and politicians protest at the Dáil over 'Gaeltacht housing crisis'
'Why are we letting it fall apart?': Criticism of likely 2026 finish for Iveagh Markets repairs
FactCheck: People registered to vote don’t need to reapply or submit ‘additional information’
Dermot Bannon and Department of Housing explain why they met before new season of Room to Improve
Gardaí confirm they have identified man sleeping rough who was found dead in Dublin this week
Homelessness: Children in emergency accommodation tops 4,000 for first time
Official figures show 9,409 adults and 4,105 children were in emergency accommodation in November.
The figures are an increase of 335 compared with October 2023.
Over 190 more children are now living in emergency accommodation.
The numbers have been labelled a stark beginning to the new year.
Last year
Homelessness record broken again as 13,179 people in emergency accommodation in October
Govt warned house prices will continue to rise if supply isn't met as prices increase 1.4%
Documents reveal 'desperate' pleas among government departments to house asylum seekers
Pharmacists to be allowed dispense some medicines, including the pill, without GP prescription
'A cashflow problem': Peter McVerry says he hopes donors aren't 'put off' by regulator inspection
Housing charity regulator appoints financial inspectors to Peter McVerry Trust
Sinn Féin questions whether affordable housing target on track based on latest figures
Housing Minister condemns assault of woman in Dublin homeless hostel by staff member
Darragh O'Brien tells Cabinet that the Government will hit or exceed its target for new homes this year
Homelessness record broken again as 12,441 people in emergency accommodation in May
Government wants public's view on what a 'fully functioning' rental sector should look like
Dozens more inspectors needed to tackle the 'wicked problem' of farm water pollution
Irish Refugee Council has 'grave concerns' for safety of asylum seekers living in tents
'I think we'd be confident': Housing Dept expects to hit overall housing targets in 2023
Taoiseach accused of being 'smug' as Labour and FG trade blows on housing record
Applications for 94 cost-rental apartments in Delgany to open tomorrow
Housing crisis: Almost 12,000 in emergency accommodation in February, latest figures show
Cork eviction ban meeting told of woman, 78, given notice to quit after 63 years in family home
ESB ‘being given free pass’ to divert water without ecological assessments
'Death by a thousand cuts': Hydropower killing, injuring and trapping fish by the tonne
'Most of the paint' removed from Hill of Tara stone after vandalism, says OPW
Initial social housing targets not met as Housing Department revises new builds to approx 7,500
Government wants to make judicial reviews 'a waste of time' as part of planning law changes
All time
FactCheck: Is the State the ‘biggest player in housing’?
Homelessness: Record high of 10,975 people in emergency accommodation last month
'I nearly fell off my chair': Dublin apartment owners face €68,000 fire defects bill
Final report on Celtic Tiger era apartment defects to be sent to minister
Explainer: How 'deeply controversial' planning law changes could lead to 'years of litigation'
Irish Water to be rebranded as Uisce Éireann as part of split from parent body
Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325
'At best unfruitful and at worst a waste': Charities hit out at changes to Fair Deal scheme
Over 9,000 in emergency accommodation in November, as figures rise for the sixth month running
'An ongoing risk': Hep A outbreak at council site left five Traveller children hospitalised