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#Housing

# housing - This year 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 22,703 Views 86 Comments

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

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 32,017 Views 31 Comments

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

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 12,858 Views 20 Comments

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

€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 25,817 Views 15 Comments

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

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 21,461 Views 0 Comments

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

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 15,385 Views 34 Comments

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

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 12,962 Views 0 Comments

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

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 11,707 Views 13 Comments

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

'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 25,167 Views 53 Comments

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

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 26,134 Views 11 Comments

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

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 23,542 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.

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 23,871 Views 27 Comments

The finding was contained in a new ESRI report.

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 12,424 Views 21 Comments

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

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 31,308 Views 0 Comments

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

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 21,041 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 17,886 Views 17 Comments

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

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 27,751 Views 32 Comments

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

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 8,552 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 27,886 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.
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 11,716 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.

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 12,618 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 15,953 Views 36 Comments

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

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 29,018 Views 36 Comments

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

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 36,371 Views 17 Comments

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

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 56,636 Views 85 Comments

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

'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 16,612 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 15,517 Views 12 Comments

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

'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 20,627 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 13,297 Views 16 Comments

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

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 34,776 Views 38 Comments

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

'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 21,996 Views 49 Comments

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

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 19,564 Views 8 Comments

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

'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 38,291 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.

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 19,366 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 79,982 Views 17 Comments

Wynne left Sinn Féin earlier this year.

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 23,082 Views 32 Comments

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

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 17,277 Views 15 Comments

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

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 18,067 Views 6 Comments

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

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 15,153 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

May 26th 2022, 9:15 AM 30,761 Views 67 Comments

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