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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

#Housing

# housing - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

The developer’s inital plan for the area was rejected last year after opposition from local residents.

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'

A photo posted on online in recent days shows a boy eating his dinner from a piece of cardboard on the street.

# housing - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps'

Dublin City Council inspections had revealed that the three properties are in very poor repair.

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

# housing - Monday 14 October, 2019

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

# housing - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit

New CSO figures for August show that property price growth is continuing to slow.

# housing - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Government's Budget plans won't do enough to solve housing crisis, expert warns

The government announced it would support the delivery of over 11,000 new social homes next year.

# housing - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

# housing - Monday 7 October, 2019

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council

Proposals to construct 800 housing units were set to be voted on by Dublin City councillors this evening.

# housing - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'I support building houses': Fine Gael TD stands over concerns about 366 new homes in his constituency

Bernard Durkan was among 61 people to make an observation about the new scheme.

# housing - Thursday 3 October, 2019

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion

That’s according to a new survey published by the Simon Communities of Ireland today.

# housing - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction

The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.

'Overlooked': Calls for 'housing crisis' among disabled people to be addressed in Budget

Advocates say people with disabilities have been facing a housing crisis of their own.

# housing - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Thousands of single men stuck in perpetual homelessness with 'nowhere to go'

Depaul has pointed out that single people remain the biggest cohort and are likely to remain homeless for longer periods.

# housing - Monday 30 September, 2019

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin

That’s according to property website MyHome.ie’s latest house price report.

# housing - Friday 27 September, 2019

Public asked to 'express interest' in 500 affordable homes planned for south Dublin

South County Dublin Council aims to build up to 4,500 homes across south Dublin over the coming years.

# housing - Thursday 26 September, 2019

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

Another two areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to soar

Macroom, Cork and Carlow met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

# housing - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Residents at Dublin properties wish to remain despite being ordered to vacate over fire safety concerns

The judge ruled that the orders previously granted by the High Court are to remain in place.

# housing - Monday 23 September, 2019

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation

The Justice Minister says over 1,300 asylum seekers are currently in emergency accommodation.

Commuter belt counties see rise in house sales

The property market has slowed down slightly in Dublin, according to a new study.

# housing - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Growth in house prices slows to just 0.1% - but unclear if supply or Brexit is the cause

The average cost of a house nationwide in the third quarter of this year was €257,000.

# housing - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

We have an NCT for cars, so should landlords need one for their rentals?

Housing charity Threshold says there’s an “unacceptable” number of properties checked.

Sex for rent: Case of landlord propositioning tenant 'not a once off or unusual'

Housing charity Threshold has said it is aware of several such incidents.

# housing - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

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.

# housing - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2018 this morning.

# housing - Monday 2 September, 2019

Homelessness figures above 10,000 for sixth month in a row

New figures show that 10,275 people are in emergency accommodation.

# housing - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.

# housing - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Irish property prices show slowest increase in six years

The latest figures from June show Irish property price growth is slowing.

# housing - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council

The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.

# housing - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# housing - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Sinn Féin proposes plan to ban controversial co-living developments

The party published a bill today that would if passed ban co-living developments.

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.

# housing - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Interview: Brendan Howlin on green housing, the SocDems and Labour's 'rough time' in government

Howlin gave a lukewarm verdict on the recent local elections, so what next?

# housing - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Ongoing lack of clarity on funding is 'not inhibiting' popular mortgage scheme in any way, says government

Higher-than-anticipated demand for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan had put its future in doubt.

# housing - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year Rtb

Disputes between landlords and tenants increased by 10% last year

One case which required dispute resolution saw a landlord awarded almost €11,000.

'There is no holiday from homelessness': Government criticised as figures reach 10,000 for fifth month

Figures published today show there are now 10,172 people in emergency accommodation.

# housing - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Controversial Dún Laoghaire co-living development granted permission by An Bord Pleanála

Bartra Capital’s CEO said the company will implement conditions outlined by the planning body.

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.

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