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# housing-committee - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom

May 29th 2019, 8:06 AM 33,326 Views 86 Comments

Speaking this morning, Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin said “we can all guess the answer” as to why Bailey wouldn’t chair the meeting.

# housing-committee - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Government urged to 'apply more dynamic thinking' to solving housing crisis
# Brexit Concerns
# Brexit Concerns

Government urged to 'apply more dynamic thinking' to solving housing crisis

Feb 7th 2019, 7:08 PM 9,476 Views 40 Comments

An Oireachtas Housing Committee report has been critical of the government’s approach to solving the housing crisis.

# housing-committee - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:26 PM 12,763 Views 37 Comments

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

# housing-committee - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Eoghan Murphy accused of being either 'not competent' or 'not fit for office' over homeless figures
# Housing Committee
# Housing Committee

Eoghan Murphy accused of being either 'not competent' or 'not fit for office' over homeless figures

May 17th 2018, 6:11 PM 15,922 Views 80 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin levelled the charge at Minister Eoghan Murphy as the minister appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this afternoon.

# housing-committee - Friday 9 March, 2018

'It was no place from day one to even build a site': Ongoing issues around Traveller accommodation
# Housing Committee
# Housing Committee

'It was no place from day one to even build a site': Ongoing issues around Traveller accommodation

Mar 9th 2018, 6:01 AM 18,850 Views 22 Comments

Local authorities last year had an underspend of 45% when it came to Traveller-specific accommodation.

# housing-committee - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Conor Skehan criticised for claiming disabled homeless boy's family turned down suitable accommodation
# Homeless
# Homeless

Conor Skehan criticised for claiming disabled homeless boy's family turned down suitable accommodation

Feb 1st 2018, 8:41 AM 21,689 Views 136 Comments

Skehan appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee yesterday afternoon.

# housing-committee - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Airbnb in the hot seat as it tells TDs the service is not making the housing crisis worse
# Long-term Lets
# Long-term Lets

Airbnb in the hot seat as it tells TDs the service is not making the housing crisis worse

Jun 28th 2017, 4:58 PM 12,266 Views 62 Comments

Representatives from Airbnb addressed the Oireachtas Committee on Housing earlier today.

# housing-committee - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Coveney to miss 100-day housing plan deadline as 'people are not focused on work in August'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Coveney to miss 100-day housing plan deadline as 'people are not focused on work in August'

Jun 2nd 2016, 2:25 PM 18,653 Views 98 Comments

The new housing minister said it would be published directly after the deadline, with work to commence in September.