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# Homes

Last week
12th May 2024 - 25th May 2024
Building commencements on new homes hit approximately 18,000 in April alone, Cabinet to hear
This year
2024
Increasing housing targets to 50,000 per year not achievable this year or next, says Taoiseach
Leo Varadkar said a 50,000 housing target would be achievable in the longer term.
Opinion: I've been rejected by the government's Cost Rental Scheme again - it's time to emigrate
Jess Ní Mhaoláin
Last year
2023
Dr Rory Hearne: 'As a lecturer, I can see what the accommodation crisis is doing to students'
Dr Rory Hearne
Housing prices 2.2% higher than this time last year
Department of Housing returned more than €380m to exchequer due to underspend by Govt
Ireland should follow Denmark and require vacant properties to be rented out, Varadkar advised
Housing minister rejects warning government scheme may push up house prices
All time
FactCheck: Is the State the ‘biggest player in housing’?
New Vacant Homes Tax targets unoccupied properties but there are some exemptions
Perfect for commuters: Check out these three-bedroom homes in Co Wicklow
Houses are built to keep heat in and that's a problem during heatwaves, especially in cities
€400 monthly payment for hosts of Ukrainian refugees to start in August
Register now: Contemporary homes just steps from Navan’s vibrant amenities
Dr Lorcan Sirr: Ukrainian refugees can be housed quickly and easily if government acts now
Lorcan Sirr
Housing minister says government will pull 'every lever available' to house Ukrainian refugees
Revised mortgage-to-rent scheme to help more people in arrears to stay in their homes
DCC says 'no low hanging fruit' when it comes to vacant houses in the capital
New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say
Too many three-bed homes and not enough one-beds is one of Ireland’s big housing problems - Varadkar
Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal
Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme
Affordable and social homes, tackling vacant sites: Key points from the major new housing plan
Properties by the coast in Ireland now cost 23% more than before Covid-19 pandemic
The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
Fianna Fáil bringing motion to establish constitutional right to housing
Representative group suggests investors are 'part of the solution' to housing crisis
Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list
Average listed price of a home in Ireland was €269k this quarter - a rise of 7.4% on last year
Sinn Féin's 'manifesto for change' pledges to build 100,000 homes and secure a referendum on Irish unity
Leo Varadkar says he isn't ashamed of his government's housing record
'It's a huge success': First sale of mortgage-to-rent home back to original owner
These are the most expensive areas to buy a home in Ireland by Eircode
Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised
'Cuckoo funds' shutting out first-time buyers and operating tax-free need urgent review, says FF
Factcheck: Were 18,000 new homes built in Ireland last year?
Mica scandal: Families living in 'crumbling homes' as redress scheme awaits sign off
'Not now and not ever': 1,000 new homes planned for west Dublin, which locals say brings a 'high risk' of flooding
Just over 4,000 new social houses built last year as target missed
10 Instagram homes that are giving us serious interiors envy