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# housing - Monday 27 June, 2022

Daft report highlights largest quarterly gain in housing prices in nearly two years
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Daft report highlights largest quarterly gain in housing prices in nearly two years

Mon 6:00 AM 25,501 Views 32 Comments

The average listed price nationwide is up almost 10% on the same period last year.

# housing - Friday 24 June, 2022

Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325
# Housing
# Housing

Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325

Fri 4:45 PM 8,359 Views 14 Comments

There are 3,028 children in emergency accommodation.

Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000
# Housing
# Housing

Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000

Jun 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,631 Views 39 Comments
  • The MyHome.ie/Davy property price report found asking prices rose 5% compared to the previous quarter.
  • Author of the report, Conall MacCoille said that price inflation should slow down in the second half of the year.

# housing - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears
# Mica
# Mica

Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears

Jun 23rd 2022, 5:56 PM 11,622 Views 11 Comments

The Oireachtas housing committee was sitting for a marathon seven-hour evidence session on the Government’s new defective blocks bill today.

# housing - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase
# Moyross
# Moyross

Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase

Jun 22nd 2022, 3:30 PM 12,559 Views 7 Comments

In April, homelessness in County Limerick was 27% higher than it was in the previous April.

Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised
# Underutilised
# Underutilised

Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised

Jun 22nd 2022, 2:50 PM 15,838 Views 36 Comments

O’Brien said that he had written to the Archbishop of Dublin about buying unused church land.

# housing - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?

Jun 21st 2022, 9:58 AM 28,861 Views 36 Comments

The company has recently moved to counter accusations that its model is damaging the Irish rental market.

# housing - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard
# Kevin Street Lower
# Kevin Street Lower

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard

Jun 18th 2022, 8:00 PM 36,249 Views 17 Comments

The digital display would have an ‘adverse impact’ on residents, Dublin City Council said.

# housing - Friday 17 June, 2022

Poll: Was President Higgins right to speak out about Ireland's housing 'failure'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was President Higgins right to speak out about Ireland's housing 'failure'?

Jun 17th 2022, 8:54 AM 56,407 Views 84 Comments

President Michael D Higgins’ has described Ireland’s housing crisis as a “disaster”.

# housing - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil
# Housing
# Housing

'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil

Jun 15th 2022, 1:33 PM 16,530 Views 48 Comments

President Michael D Higgins’ has described Ireland’s housing crisis as a “disaster”.

Red Cross says modular housing sites for Ukrainians should not be in isolated locations
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Red Cross says modular housing sites for Ukrainians should not be in isolated locations

Jun 15th 2022, 12:38 PM 15,251 Views 12 Comments

The government expects modular homes for hundreds of Ukrainians will be constructed within a 16-week period.

# housing - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'
# Michael D Higgins
# Michael D Higgins

'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'

Jun 14th 2022, 3:50 PM 20,464 Views 46 Comments

He was speaking at the opening of a centre for homeless people in Kildare.

Government expands mica scheme to include homeowners in Clare and Limerick
# Housing
# Housing

Government expands mica scheme to include homeowners in Clare and Limerick

Updated Jun 14th 2022, 3:00 PM 13,066 Views 16 Comments

The estimated cost of the scheme now stands at €2.7 billion.

# housing - Monday 13 June, 2022

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 34,081 Views 38 Comments

Student accommodation will no longer be available for refugees at the end of the summer.

# housing - Sunday 12 June, 2022

'Exceptionally unlikely' that Govt could bend EU spending rules to build more homes
# State Aid
# State Aid

'Exceptionally unlikely' that Govt could bend EU spending rules to build more homes

Jun 12th 2022, 7:45 AM 21,802 Views 49 Comments

Sinn Féin has said flexibility around fiscal rules is necessary to address the housing crisis.

# housing - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Conditions attached to 15,000 planning permissions to prevent bulk purchasing by investors
# Housing
# Housing

Conditions attached to 15,000 planning permissions to prevent bulk purchasing by investors

Jun 9th 2022, 6:15 AM 19,507 Views 7 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien will update Cabinet on the measures introduced last year.

# housing - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

'Cost is not an issue, it's availability': TD Violet-Anne Wynne on housing
# Housing
# Housing

'Cost is not an issue, it's availability': TD Violet-Anne Wynne on housing

Jun 8th 2022, 7:54 PM 38,093 Views 46 Comments

Her claim comes weeks after a member of the Oireachtas admitted to sleeping in his car due to inadequate accommodation near Dublin.

# housing - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

ABP controversy has potential to erode public confidence in planning system, says professional body
# Planning
# Planning

ABP controversy has potential to erode public confidence in planning system, says professional body

Jun 7th 2022, 7:52 PM 19,245 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Planning Institute says review must be completed ‘thoroughly and without any undue delay’.

Clare TD Violet-Anne Wynne claims she is homeless
# Housing
# Housing

Clare TD Violet-Anne Wynne claims she is homeless

Jun 7th 2022, 7:25 PM 79,714 Views 17 Comments

Wynne left Sinn Féin earlier this year.

# housing - Friday 3 June, 2022

HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%
# Housing
# Housing

HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%

Jun 3rd 2022, 1:43 PM 22,050 Views 32 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says he will be expanding the couple’s rate to single people.

# housing - Monday 30 May, 2022

One fifth of people in Ireland living below poverty line when housing costs are included
# Housing
# Housing

One fifth of people in Ireland living below poverty line when housing costs are included

May 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,600 Views 15 Comments

A new study has examined poverty risk in the context of the cost of housing.

# housing - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Report on increasing HAP rates released soon as pressure mounts on government over homelessness
# Housing
# Housing

Report on increasing HAP rates released soon as pressure mounts on government over homelessness

May 29th 2022, 7:00 AM 17,919 Views 6 Comments

The number of people who were homeless nationwide in the last week of April was 10,049.

# housing - Friday 27 May, 2022

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks
# Housing
# Housing

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks

May 27th 2022, 8:36 AM 14,871 Views 17 Comments

Local property tax data will give an up-to-date picture of vacancy rates in Ireland.

# housing - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?
# Housing
# Housing

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

May 26th 2022, 9:15 AM 30,691 Views 67 Comments

A new study has found that more than half of renting households receive State support.

# housing - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers
# Housing
# Housing

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers

Updated May 25th 2022, 3:39 PM 44,761 Views 83 Comments

The housing minister says the scheme aims to bring into use 80,000 un-commenced planning permissions.

# housing - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'
# Economy
# Economy

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'

May 24th 2022, 1:10 PM 29,006 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today.

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing

May 24th 2022, 6:15 AM 16,671 Views 18 Comments

Median household income of first-time buyers increased from €71,000 to €77,000.

# housing - Monday 23 May, 2022

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings
# Rentals
# Rentals

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings

May 23rd 2022, 1:24 PM 21,142 Views 13 Comments

The minister said it is “not sustainable” to have “multiples of short terms lets versus long terms in all our major cities”.

# housing - Monday 16 May, 2022

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
# Shocking
# Shocking

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%

May 16th 2022, 2:07 PM 16,432 Views 48 Comments

Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.

# housing - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'

May 12th 2022, 1:37 PM 24,143 Views 44 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says rents are out of control.

Inquiry into An Bord Pleanála's deputy chair to review three planning decisions
# Planning
# Planning

Inquiry into An Bord Pleanála's deputy chair to review three planning decisions

May 12th 2022, 12:01 PM 8,857 Views 0 Comments

Senior counsel Remy Farrell has six weeks to carry out his report.

# housing - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister
# Housing
# Housing

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister

May 5th 2022, 5:15 PM 29,922 Views 57 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien indicated that tax breaks may be needed to keep ‘mom-and-pop landlords’ from selling up.

# housing - Friday 29 April, 2022

Home purchase mortgage drawdowns €18,000 higher than last year - report
# Bpfi
# Bpfi

Home purchase mortgage drawdowns €18,000 higher than last year - report

Apr 29th 2022, 10:12 AM 10,269 Views 13 Comments

Mortgage switching has increased by 28% in the first quarter of the year, BPFI report shows.

# housing - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Rising rents for new tenancies 'not satisfactory', says Taoiseach
# Housing
# Housing

Rising rents for new tenancies 'not satisfactory', says Taoiseach

Apr 27th 2022, 1:14 PM 12,510 Views 37 Comments

New rents nationally increased by 9% in the last quarter of 2021.

Average rent for new tenancy in Dublin reached €1,972 per month at end of last year
# Housing
# Housing

Average rent for new tenancy in Dublin reached €1,972 per month at end of last year

Apr 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,950 Views 82 Comments

The lowest rents for new tenancies were in Leitrim and stood at €740 per month.

# housing - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Emissions from housing construction could almost double under current plans, committee hears
# Climate
# Climate

Emissions from housing construction could almost double under current plans, committee hears

Apr 26th 2022, 9:11 PM 17,035 Views 25 Comments

The amount of carbon emitted during construction will continue to increase to meet the homes target in the Housing For All plan.

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees

Apr 26th 2022, 7:45 PM 34,928 Views 61 Comments

A total of 25,383 refugees have arrived in the country as of last night.

New Cabinet committee on Ukrainian crisis as TD makes 'strong call' for holiday homes to be used for refugees
# Housing
# Housing

New Cabinet committee on Ukrainian crisis as TD makes 'strong call' for holiday homes to be used for refugees

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 3:40 PM 23,844 Views 37 Comments

Taoiseach Micheá Martin said that he had met with Ukrainian refugees over the weekend.

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s

Apr 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 8,419 Views 17 Comments

The Government plans to abolish charges for overnight stays as well as fees for day cases.

# housing - Monday 25 April, 2022

Developers seek 'fast track' planning for 5,035 units for Dublin over five day period
# Fast Track Housing
# Fast Track Housing

Developers seek 'fast track' planning for 5,035 units for Dublin over five day period

Apr 25th 2022, 8:50 PM 34,750 Views 31 Comments

More than 9,000 residential units have been applied for under the SHD system for Dublin over a two week period in April.

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