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#Housing

# housing - Yesterday's News

Owners regain possession of Parkgate House after arrests of activists, court hears
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Owners regain possession of Parkgate House after arrests of activists, court hears

22 hours ago 20,257 Views 0 Comments

One activist told the court that the state’s attitude to homelessness was to say that ‘it can’t do anything about it’.

Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property

Updated Mon 1:32 PM 29,878 Views 0 Comments

Several men are to appear before the High Court over an alleged breach of a court order.

# housing - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

More than 1,000 applications lodged for new first home support scheme
# Housing
# Housing

More than 1,000 applications lodged for new first home support scheme

Sep 21st 2022, 1:20 PM 17,882 Views 10 Comments

The Minister for Housing said that many people seeking help from the scheme were renters “stuck in a rental trap”.

# housing - Thursday 15 September, 2022

High Court orders group occupying Dublin's Parkgate House to vacate the premises
# Courts
# Courts

High Court orders group occupying Dublin's Parkgate House to vacate the premises

Sep 15th 2022, 4:38 PM 13,102 Views 0 Comments

The property on the River Liffey is planned to be the site of 519 rental units.

# housing - Friday 9 September, 2022

Fine Gael think-in to focus on how the party can 'stand up for working people'
# FG Think-In
# FG Think-In

Fine Gael think-in to focus on how the party can 'stand up for working people'

Sep 9th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,133 Views 50 Comments

The party will gather in Kilkenny today to discuss income tax cuts, pension and social welfare hikes and public transport fares.

# housing - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

'I take the rights of tenants very seriously': O'Brien responds to rental property controversy
# Tenant Rights
# Tenant Rights

'I take the rights of tenants very seriously': O'Brien responds to rental property controversy

Sep 6th 2022, 2:18 PM 26,544 Views 30 Comments

Darragh O’Brien’s comments come after two Cabinet ministers failed to register their rental properties.

# housing - Friday 2 September, 2022

€2.9m paid out to people housing Ukrainian refugees who applied for €400 monthly payment
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

€2.9m paid out to people housing Ukrainian refugees who applied for €400 monthly payment

Sep 2nd 2022, 6:00 AM 19,655 Views 27 Comments

Payments have been made to some 2,348 individuals who have offered rooms and vacant properties.

# housing - Monday 29 August, 2022

Rise in cost-of-living impacting property market sentiment, survey finds
# Housing
# Housing

Rise in cost-of-living impacting property market sentiment, survey finds

Aug 29th 2022, 6:00 AM 21,293 Views 37 Comments

49% of homebuyers and 63% of renters said the crisis has affected their ability to buy or rent a property.

# housing - Friday 26 August, 2022

'Unacceptable': Sinn Féin warn Meath TD over lapse in rental property RTB registration
# Housing
# Housing

'Unacceptable': Sinn Féin warn Meath TD over lapse in rental property RTB registration

Aug 26th 2022, 4:55 PM 45,488 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Guirke was warned that any future lapses ‘will result in disciplinary action from the party’.

Housing Minister says TDs should have to declare rent arrangements they have with councils
# Troy Controversy
# Troy Controversy

Housing Minister says TDs should have to declare rent arrangements they have with councils

Aug 26th 2022, 1:07 PM 19,202 Views 38 Comments

Darragh O’Brien said that there would be “learnings” from the Robert Troy controversy.

# housing - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

118 new cost-rental homes open in Clondalkin as housing minister says rental crisis is 'acute'
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

118 new cost-rental homes open in Clondalkin as housing minister says rental crisis is 'acute'

Aug 23rd 2022, 5:15 PM 33,663 Views 46 Comments

The rents are set at €1,264 for two-bed apartments and €1,297 for the two-bed duplexes.

# housing - Monday 22 August, 2022

Students’ union pleads with homeowners to make spare rooms available this September
# Housing
# Housing

Students’ union pleads with homeowners to make spare rooms available this September

Aug 22nd 2022, 9:17 AM 37,390 Views 53 Comments

The union said some students have been forced to defer their course because they can not find affordable accommodation.

# housing - Friday 19 August, 2022

'I nearly fell off my chair': Dublin apartment owners face €68,000 fire defects bill
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

'I nearly fell off my chair': Dublin apartment owners face €68,000 fire defects bill

Aug 19th 2022, 9:30 PM 63,123 Views 88 Comments

As many as 100,000 homes across the country may be impacted by fire safety or water ingress issues.

Opinion: 'Tánaiste, Fine Gael's housing policy only benefits developers & vulture funds'
# Fine Gael Housing
# Fine Gael Housing

Opinion: 'Tánaiste, Fine Gael's housing policy only benefits developers & vulture funds'

Aug 19th 2022, 2:58 PM 18,067 Views 70 Comments

The SocDem’s Cian O’Callaghan responds to comments on the housing crisis made by Leo Varadkar in The Journal.

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste

Updated Aug 19th 2022, 12:59 PM 65,392 Views 107 Comments
  • Varadkar says the Government needs to have "another go" at fixing the housing crisis
  • Renters need more help, declares Tánaiste
  • However, Budget 2023 will not have all the solutions to fix property situation

# housing - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar
# Housing
# Housing

Action on rental sector 'does not necessarily' need to be on Budget day, says Varadkar

Aug 17th 2022, 4:31 PM 17,428 Views 25 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is pushing for tax breaks for landlords and a tax credit for renters.

# housing - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Bord Pleanála report should be published 'as soon as possible', says minister
# Planning
# Planning

Bord Pleanála report should be published 'as soon as possible', says minister

Aug 16th 2022, 1:06 PM 7,950 Views 0 Comments

The minister said it is now a matter for the DPP to decide if a criminal prosecution should be undertaken arising from the findings of the report.

# housing - Monday 8 August, 2022

SF's Ó Broin calls for urgent action to prevent homelessness amid spike in Notices to Quit
# Housing
# Housing

SF's Ó Broin calls for urgent action to prevent homelessness amid spike in Notices to Quit

Aug 8th 2022, 9:23 AM 22,656 Views 86 Comments

From April 2021 until the end of June 451 investigations have been initiated by the RTB against landlords.

# housing - Sunday 7 August, 2022

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month
# Housing
# Housing

3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month

Aug 7th 2022, 4:19 PM 31,975 Views 31 Comments

Student beds are being provided by a number of universities as well as private providers.

# housing - Thursday 28 July, 2022

More houses come on stream as new data shows 'most completions per quarter since 2011'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

More houses come on stream as new data shows 'most completions per quarter since 2011'

Jul 28th 2022, 2:27 PM 12,849 Views 20 Comments

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that apartment completions rose 88.1% in the last year.

# housing - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

€400 monthly payment for hosts of Ukrainian refugees to start in August
# Homes
# Homes

€400 monthly payment for hosts of Ukrainian refugees to start in August

Jul 26th 2022, 2:24 PM 25,721 Views 15 Comments

It’s an opt-in scheme with applications to receive it open from today.

# housing - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?

Jul 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,077 Views 0 Comments

Cities have successfully passed laws restricting Airbnb but it hasn’t always led to more houses and lower rents

# housing - Friday 15 July, 2022

Builders' levy should help pay for works on thousands of defective apartments, says Bacik
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Builders' levy should help pay for works on thousands of defective apartments, says Bacik

Jul 15th 2022, 9:07 AM 15,319 Views 34 Comments

Government will have to provide assistance, Leo Varadkar has said.

# housing - Thursday 14 July, 2022

An Bord Pleanála fully recognises reputational damage caused by recent allegations, says chair
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

An Bord Pleanála fully recognises reputational damage caused by recent allegations, says chair

Jul 14th 2022, 6:20 AM 12,930 Views 0 Comments

former deputy chairperson of ABP, Paul Hyde, resigned over the weekend.

# housing - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

CSO: Property prices across the country rose by 14.4% in the year to May
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

CSO: Property prices across the country rose by 14.4% in the year to May

Jul 12th 2022, 2:50 PM 11,620 Views 13 Comments

Price inflation fell for the second consecutive month, however..

# housing - Sunday 10 July, 2022

'Truly shocking' homeless figures as rentals available through HAP drop 46% since March
# Housing
# Housing

'Truly shocking' homeless figures as rentals available through HAP drop 46% since March

Jul 10th 2022, 11:59 AM 25,119 Views 53 Comments

The study says that outside of Dublin, properties available to rent within HAP limits are worryingly low.

# housing - Friday 8 July, 2022

DCC advises against €1.15bn housing project for north Dublin due to traffic concerns
# Belcamp
# Belcamp

DCC advises against €1.15bn housing project for north Dublin due to traffic concerns

Jul 8th 2022, 5:23 PM 26,039 Views 11 Comments

The city council recommended that An Bord Pleanála refuse planning permission for the ambitious housing scheme.

# housing - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Government's €400 million shared equity scheme for first-time buyers now open for applications
# First Home
# First Home

Government's €400 million shared equity scheme for first-time buyers now open for applications

Jul 7th 2022, 3:16 PM 23,238 Views 16 Comments

The scheme aims to help people secure a home by providing part of the purchase price of the dwelling in return for a minority equity stake.

# housing - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Future retirees in Ireland to face 'substantially' lower levels of home ownership, research warns
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Future retirees in Ireland to face 'substantially' lower levels of home ownership, research warns

Jul 6th 2022, 6:00 AM 23,842 Views 27 Comments

The finding was contained in a new ESRI report.

# housing - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Constitutional right to housing would be ‘limited’ rather than radical, committee hears
# Housing Issues
# Housing Issues

Constitutional right to housing would be ‘limited’ rather than radical, committee hears

Jul 5th 2022, 6:01 PM 12,381 Views 21 Comments

A public consultation process is currently taking place on the possibility of a referendum on housing.

# housing - Saturday 2 July, 2022

FactCheck: Are there 16 vacant homes for every homeless person in Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there 16 vacant homes for every homeless person in Ireland?

Jul 2nd 2022, 9:00 PM 30,955 Views 0 Comments

The claim was made by Cian O’Callaghan last week.

# housing - Friday 1 July, 2022

Cork County GAA Board applies for planning permission for 319 homes
# Housing
# Housing

Cork County GAA Board applies for planning permission for 319 homes

Jul 1st 2022, 6:48 PM 21,033 Views 8 Comments

If the application is successful, the site will be sold to service the debts of Cork GAA.

Property prices expected to rise by 4% in the next year
# Housing
# Housing

Property prices expected to rise by 4% in the next year

Jul 1st 2022, 2:45 PM 17,389 Views 17 Comments

It’s expected that high rates of increase will level off in the next 12 months.

# 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

Jun 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 27,364 Views 33 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

Jun 24th 2022, 4:45 PM 8,544 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 27,852 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 11,708 Views 12 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 12,610 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 15,942 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 29,004 Views 36 Comments

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

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