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# Social Housing

This year
Harris wants taxation and planning related to the bulk buying of homes to be reviewed
Government missed last year's social and affordable housing targets by 2,680 homes
Nearly 33,000 homes delivered last year, uncertainty remains over social and affordable targets
Last year
Just two properties acquired under Government scheme to keep renters in their homes
'I wish I never applied': Affordable housing in Darragh O'Brien's constituency delayed by a year
Opinion: 'On the front lines of the housing crisis and we get gaslighting from the Taoiseach'
James O'Toole
Varadkar says his comment about people refusing social housing was 'misrepresented'
Planning permission granted for 852 new homes on site of former Central Mental Hospital
10% rise in housing bodies last year saw almost 5,000 social and cost rental homes delivered
'I think we'd be confident': Housing Dept expects to hit overall housing targets in 2023
Housing developer secures injunction stopping subcontractor removing kitchen units
Over €1 billion left unspent by Govt on housing projects over the last three years
LDA estimates 10,000 new houses could be built on State-owned land in next 'five to ten years'
Lorcan Sirr: 'The proportion of houses coming to market has reduced by 43.5% in 5 years'
Government haven't yet decided to extend eviction ban despite record homelessness, says O'Brien
Initial social housing targets not met as Housing Department revises new builds to approx 7,500
Taoiseach admits Govt missed 2022 social housing targets
Govt failed to hit revised social housing targets last year as concerns raised for 2023
All time
Income thresholds for social housing to be increased by €5,000
Construction company building hundreds of social housing units goes into examinership
DCC 'confident' of meeting target to deliver 895 new builds this year, Committee to hear
Housing minister tells local authorities to allow social housing tenants to take in Ukrainian refugees
Reliance on institutional investors in social housing overstated, Taoiseach says
Taoiseach tells councils that families shouldn't be evicted from homeless accommodation
Sites in Dublin, Cork and Limerick included in 'largest ever transfer of State land'
Opinion: Ireland is yearning for strong defences against landlord despotism
Dean Van Nguyen
Limerick suburbs to receive 38 new social housing units by end of the year
Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds
Rory Hearne
Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list
Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year
'A lack of regard for our community': Row erupts over social housing development in Donegal
Minister tells councils to buy up properties as social housing target 'will not be achieved'
'A lot of people are stuck in a rip-off rental trap': New minister promises affordable housing scheme
Not-for-profit housing associations provided 41% of social housing in 2019
Under 6,000 new social houses built in 2019 as government misses target again
FactCheck: Will the government spend more on HAP than on new social housing this year?
South Dublin County Council sued by homeless couple for failing to decide housing support application
Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report
Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas
Government's Budget plans won't do enough to solve housing crisis, expert warns