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# department-of-housing - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Dublin City Council issues €1bn tender for factory-built homes in effort to reduce social housing list
# Modular Homes
# Modular Homes

Dublin City Council issues €1bn tender for factory-built homes in effort to reduce social housing list

Sep 5th 2018, 4:26 PM 51,745 Views 162 Comments

The council has plans to construct around 1,000 rapid-build homes at different locations throughout the city.

# department-of-housing - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'The battle will be long': Housing activists threaten more property occupations until crisis is resolved
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'The battle will be long': Housing activists threaten more property occupations until crisis is resolved

Aug 23rd 2018, 4:40 PM 8,080 Views 51 Comments

Around 40 protesters staged a protest through Dublin city centre this afternoon.

# department-of-housing - Saturday 18 August, 2018

During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks

Aug 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,416 Views 94 Comments

While the country faced water restrictions, 50% of water was leaking in some Irish Water schemes.

# department-of-housing - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Number of deaths from fires doubled last year
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Number of deaths from fires doubled last year

Jul 31st 2018, 10:01 PM 7,851 Views 9 Comments

Figures released today show that people over the age of 65 made up the majority of fatalities, with 24 deaths reported last year.

# department-of-housing - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Child homelessness rises 35% during Eoghan Murphy's first year in office
# Department Of Housing
# Department Of Housing

Child homelessness rises 35% during Eoghan Murphy's first year in office

Jul 24th 2018, 4:02 PM 16,271 Views 101 Comments

There were a record 9,872 people in emergency accommodation in June.

# department-of-housing - Monday 23 July, 2018

Plans for hundreds of 'cost rental' homes at St Michael's Estate in Inchicore
# Dublin
# Dublin

Plans for hundreds of 'cost rental' homes at St Michael's Estate in Inchicore

Jul 23rd 2018, 1:50 PM 23,043 Views 37 Comments

A new 12,000-seater stadium for St Patrick’s Athletic is now almost certain not to go ahead.

# department-of-housing - Monday 30 April, 2018

Homelessness figures: Government says it 'erroneously' overstated figures in previous months
# March Stats
# March Stats

Homelessness figures: Government says it 'erroneously' overstated figures in previous months

Apr 30th 2018, 5:58 PM 13,953 Views 52 Comments

A total of 3,646 children were recorded homeless in March.

# department-of-housing - Friday 27 April, 2018

'Slight delay' in publishing Ireland's latest homeless numbers shows new form of reporting is needed, says minister
# Hold Up
# Hold Up

'Slight delay' in publishing Ireland's latest homeless numbers shows new form of reporting is needed, says minister

Apr 27th 2018, 12:37 PM 9,007 Views 50 Comments

Some local authorities appear to be better than others in terms of sending their numbers to the Department of Housing.

# department-of-housing - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Additional emergency beds opened up to accommodate homeless during cold snap
# Rough Sleppers
# Rough Sleppers

Additional emergency beds opened up to accommodate homeless during cold snap

Feb 25th 2018, 3:31 PM 16,441 Views 62 Comments

There are calls for accommodation to be kept open during the day so homeless individuals are not out in the cold all day.

# department-of-housing - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Vacant shops could be converted into housing without planning permission under new rules
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Vacant shops could be converted into housing without planning permission under new rules

Dec 14th 2017, 2:57 PM 22,006 Views 52 Comments

This would be the first of a series of planning measures to aid the creation of more housing, Minister Eoghan Murphy said.

# department-of-housing - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light
# Bantry Bay
# Bantry Bay

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light

Nov 19th 2017, 4:00 PM 24,324 Views 20 Comments

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.

# department-of-housing - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have a low rate of homelessness by international standards?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have a low rate of homelessness by international standards?

Nov 15th 2017, 8:30 PM 43,152 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach and Housing Minister have both made the claim in recent weeks.

Analysis of homelessness rates in other countries vs Ireland
# Homeless Rates
# Homeless Rates

Analysis of homelessness rates in other countries vs Ireland

Nov 15th 2017, 5:00 PM 5,230 Views 0 Comments

A brief look at homelessness rates in other countries.

# department-of-housing - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector
# Renting
# Renting

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector

Oct 26th 2017, 3:25 PM 21,384 Views 59 Comments

A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.

# department-of-housing - Friday 29 September, 2017

Number of homeless children in Ireland passes 3,000
# Record Levels
# Record Levels

Number of homeless children in Ireland passes 3,000

Sep 29th 2017, 12:04 PM 9,779 Views 60 Comments

There were yet more distressing numbers in the government’s latest homeless figures.

# department-of-housing - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

FactCheck: Has the government quadrupled social housing construction in two years?
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

FactCheck: Has the government quadrupled social housing construction in two years?

Sep 13th 2017, 9:15 AM 15,296 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tweeted that “social house building has quadrupled since 2015″.

# department-of-housing - Friday 1 September, 2017

Report into fire that destroyed 6 Kildare houses finds remaining homes not compliant with regulations
# Millfield Manor
# Millfield Manor

Report into fire that destroyed 6 Kildare houses finds remaining homes not compliant with regulations

Sep 1st 2017, 6:18 PM 18,181 Views 40 Comments

The report looked at eight houses still occupied in Millfield Manor.

# department-of-housing - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'A loss of dignity': Homeless children are living on takeaways and dining on the floor
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

'A loss of dignity': Homeless children are living on takeaways and dining on the floor

Aug 9th 2017, 10:13 AM 12,395 Views 113 Comments

Children living in emergency accommodation are living off frozen food and takeaways, according to a new report.

# department-of-housing - Sunday 23 July, 2017

The long, slow process to refund almost €170m in water charges
# Drip Drip Drip
# Drip Drip Drip

The long, slow process to refund almost €170m in water charges

Jul 23rd 2017, 4:03 PM 16,484 Views 52 Comments

The government must decide how best to repay people and avoid another PR disaster.

# department-of-housing - Monday 29 May, 2017

The government is giving almost €60 million towards home improvements for older people
# Housing Adaptation Grant
# Housing Adaptation Grant

The government is giving almost €60 million towards home improvements for older people

May 29th 2017, 5:06 PM 30,714 Views 8 Comments

The Housing Adaptation Grant scheme provides aid for older people and people with disabilities.

# department-of-housing - Friday 19 May, 2017

More than a quarter of homes in Poolbeg will be social and affordable housing
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

More than a quarter of homes in Poolbeg will be social and affordable housing

May 19th 2017, 8:16 AM 11,896 Views 60 Comments

The deal was made between the city council, Department of Housing and the developers.

# department-of-housing - Monday 17 April, 2017

'I felt so alone and afraid': Out of the care system and straight into homelessness
# System Failure
# System Failure

'I felt so alone and afraid': Out of the care system and straight into homelessness

Apr 17th 2017, 9:49 AM 20,025 Views 24 Comments

The number of homeless 18-24 year olds has shot up in the last three years.

# department-of-housing - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Dublin County Council rejects planning permission for apartments as being "visually unacceptable"

Dublin County Council rejects planning permission for apartments as being "visually unacceptable"

Apr 4th 2017, 8:40 AM 32,784 Views 77 Comments

The country’s biggest private landlord, Ires Reit, wanted to build the units at Sandyford in Dublin.

# department-of-housing - Monday 20 February, 2017

Galway City Council investigating allegations staff were gifted social housing
# Galway
# Galway

Galway City Council investigating allegations staff were gifted social housing

Feb 20th 2017, 3:40 PM 32,581 Views 84 Comments

Sinn Féin senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh says he has received documentation showing abuse of the council housing system by officials.

# department-of-housing - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Housing crisis: Number of homeless families in Dublin exceeds 1,000 mark
# September
# September

Housing crisis: Number of homeless families in Dublin exceeds 1,000 mark

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:32 PM 10,553 Views 65 Comments

There were a total of 1,173 families homeless in Dublin in September – a figure that includes 2,426 children.

# department-of-housing - Monday 21 April, 2014

Here's how many houses Nama has handed over for social housing
# 518
# 518

Here's how many houses Nama has handed over for social housing

Apr 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 40,788 Views 58 Comments

Spoiler: It’s just 11 per cent of the available stock.