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# NAMA

Last year
2022
# State Aid
'Exceptionally unlikely' that Govt could bend EU spending rules to build more homes
Sinn Féin has said flexibility around fiscal rules is necessary to address the housing crisis.
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# NAMA
NAMA makes €4.4 million payments to Revenue as part of two unprompted voluntary disclosures
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe confirmed the figures in a written Dáil reply.
# nama surplus
Explainer: Will Nama really return a €4 billion surplus to the State?
Nama published its year-end review for 2020 yesterday.
# NAMA
Cost breakdown on NAMA Commission shows legal fees topped 800k over three years
The entire commission has cost almost €3 million since it was first established in 2017
# Make no mistake
NAMA miscalculation caused €10 million loss to taxpayers
The Committee of Public Accounts has found that several errors by NAMA in the sale of its Project Nantes loans potentially lost taxpayers up to €29 million.
# project eagle
Two men to be prosecuted on fraud charges over Nama's £1.2 billion Project Eagle loan sale
The £1.2 billion property deal is described as the biggest ever in Northern Ireland.
# Development
Nama seeks investors for Poolbeg West land that could fit 3,500 homes
The 37-acre site has the potential to deliver social and affordable homes, as well as commercial developments.
# progress report
Social housing stock dries up but Nama says it's still on course to deliver 20,000 homes by 2020
The head of Nama has hailed 2018 as “another very successful year”.
# Sandyford
'It's time to send a strong message': 24-hour protest calling for Nama site to be used for social housing
This week a petition with 3,500 signatures calling for a halt to the sale of the site was handed into the Department of Finance.
# Sandyford
'We work, we pay tax': 'Hidden homeless' family protest against sale of Nama site
The site already has planning permission for more than 450 apartments.
# Paddy McKillen
Irish Daily Mail owner apologises to developer over headline on Matt Cooper column
The headline was not written by Cooper.
# Ghost Estates
Only six unfinished housing estates remain in Nama
The National Asset Management Agency increased its lifetime surplus forecast by €500 million today.
# Big buy
Google has snapped up Boland's Quay from Nama
When complete, Boland’s Quay will accommodate up to 2,500 workers.
# MMR
Nama planned email deletion policy one month before becoming subject to Freedom of Information
Independents 4 Change TD Mick Wallace questioned the appropriateness of the policy.
# building and property
The EU has shot down claims that Nama gives illegal state aid to developers
Some of Ireland’s biggest developers claimed the ‘bad bank’ had broken the rules.
# building and property
One of Ireland's biggest developers says it may never repay its €120m debt
Gannon Homes was founded by prominent Celtic Tiger builder Gerry Gannon.
# NAMA Mia
Nama to pay back all of its taxpayer backed debt three years ahead of schedule
Nama has paid back more than €30 billion in the past seven years.
# ACCESS DENIED
Nama employee: 'The request is from Mick Wallace so trying to close off angles of attack in advance'
Wallace has hit out at Nama for its lack of transparency and said the Freedom of Information Act has serious problems.
# project eagle
Eight suspects identified over sale of Nama Project Eagle portfolio
The agency took over the investigation in 2015.
# Fine Gael Think-In
Nama could be given more powers to become a housing developer for the State
Leo Varadkar said Nama could ‘step in where the private sector has failed’.
# NAMA
The Square shopping centre in Tallaght goes on the market for over €230m
The 27-year-old development is one of the last large-scale commercial properties on Nama’s books.
# Receiving Cash
Nama has paid over €115 million to receivers since the property crash
Grant Thornton has received €17.28 million for its work in the area.
# NAMA
Carton House Hotel on sale for €60 million
The hotel has 165 bedrooms, including 18 suites located in the original house.
# Evictions
Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'
Speaking about his new Housing Co-op Bill, Norris said people appear to have forgotten that “eviction” is a dirty word in Ireland.
# Boom and Bust
Nama boss: 'About €35bn is gone, but it was gone before we were set up'
The bad bank said today it will make a bigger-than-expected lifetime surplus.
# YOUR BEST PRICE
'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka
Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath has called on the C&AG to investigate the sale of a Nama portfolio.
# Explainer
'Shame on the Minister for Finance': What was that massive row in the Dáil all about last night?
The PAC report into Nama’s Northern Ireland loan book sale was being debated last night.
# nama drama
Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish
The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.
# NAMA Mia
'It wouldn't have made any difference' - Nama defends itself from critical Project Eagle report
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee declared this morning that the sales strategy for Project Eagle was “seriously deficient”.
# Nama housing investigation
What is Nama doing to help Cork's housing crisis?
We look at how Nama does (and doesn’t) provide social housing in Cork.
# Tallaght Cross
Nama offered a council 507 social housing units in Dublin - so why did it only take 65?
A Nama spokesperson says that the units “were sold following a sales process conducted by a receiver on an open market basis”.
# Ghost Estates
Investigation: What is Nama doing to help increase social housing supply?
The ‘bad bank’ has identified almost 7,000 properties that are potentially suitable for social housing, with demand being confirmed for over 2,700.
# Looking for a home
'It's soul-destroying, like going for a job interview once a week and every time you don’t get it'
Three people who recently moved into a former Nama-owned property explain what having their own home means to them.
# i O U
Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts
51 out of 505 debtors that exited Nama paid 10% or less of their debts.
# Home Sweet Home
Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.
# Housing
Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken
That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.
# Longboat Quay
Residents who faced eviction from fire-risk apartments agree repairs deal
It is understood that the cost of the repairs will be met by Dublin City Council and Nama.
# homeless crisis
Glen Hansard says the taking over of Apollo House is an 'act of civil disobedience'
The group Home Sweet Home took over the building late on Thursday night to house the homeless
# Housing Crisis
Poll: Should vacant Nama buildings be available to homeless services at Christmas?
A derelict building in Dublin has been occupied by homeless activists with a view to converting it into housing for the homeless.
# red card
'A PR disaster': Nama were before the PAC today, and it didn't go too well
PAC chairman Sean Fleming said he’d give the Nama directors red cards if he were a referee.