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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Social Housing

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Column: The people of O'Devaney Gardens deserve better than the prejudice they have faced
I grew up in O’Devaney Gardens and it was a great place to live – it would be sad to see it fall into a private developer’s hands, writes Rose Fleming
Woman at risk of being made homeless brings court action against Dublin City Council
Her legal team argues it is wrong of the council not to give her credit for the eight years spent on the local authority housing list.
A motion requiring all new units in O'Devaney Gardens to be public housing has been overturned
In the new deal, only 30% of the 1,353 units will be social housing.
PHOTOS: O'Devaney Gardens before its last flats are demolished
When finished, the development will house around 480 new homes.
Eight towns and cities chosen for €100m social housing plan of 450 homes
Further announcements will be made later this year.
Rebuilding Ireland: The long-anticipated housing plan is out - here's what's in it
The Taoiseach and ministers are announcing the long-anticipated housing plan today.
This week's vital property news: New figures show Ireland's large number of vacant social housing units
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
'Unacceptable' - Ireland's 2,751 vacant social housing units
Local authority figures released to Fianna Fáil show that, as of April, there were 372 vacant housing units in Dublin City alone.
FactCheck: Do EU rules prevent us from spending money to build more social housing?
FactCheck looks in depth at an AAA-PBP claim with big implications.
Snapshot of one county: How Ireland's housing crisis grew out of control
Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”
Should the government buy houses back from vulture funds? The public is split
The master of the High Court said it could work as one of the solutions to the housing crisis.
Only 75 local authority houses were built in 2015 - the worst year on record
Last November, Alan Kelly vowed there would 200 council houses built by the end of the year.
County council tells court it has no suitable housing for family of seven
Longford County Council has asked for a High Court injunction to force the Doyle family to leave a house they occupied without permission.
Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you?
NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.
Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in
Figures obtained by RTÉ show properties in some parts of the country lie empty for over a year in between tenants.
Beaumont residents are objecting to a new social housing development in their area
The Thornwood development was bought by Túath Housing last month.
County by county: Number of social housing units returned to use and funding given out
Almost €60,000,000 was provided by the Department of the Environment over the past two years.
FactCheck: How many social housing units were actually built last year?’s GE16 FactCheck examines some confusing and contradictory claims about social housing.
Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was travelling to the opening of a social housing project.
Developers to build 1,300 homes on three Dublin sites, but is it a 'giveaway to the private sector'?
Sinn Féin says its amendment will mean at least 30% of the properties will be for social housing.
Nama says the last remaining ghost estates will be finished this year
In its annual review, Nama said it had a cash balance of €3.4 billion.
Young buyers unhappy homes they paid deposits on were sold for social housing
The buyers of the 14 houses found out the estate had been sold on after reading it in the local newspaper.
Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?
One charity is asking them to consider it.
This is Sinn Féin's radical plan to solve the housing crisis
Rents linked to inflation and the abolition of the property tax are on the party’s agenda.
Given up on owning your own home? Most people have
Three in ten tenants also fear losing their houses.
It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015
Alan Kelly said that “ten times” more social houses than the 20 built so far this year will be completed by the end of 2015.
44 new social housing units on the way in north Dublin
The houses are located in Waterville, near Blanchardstown, and apparently “embrace the latest energy efficient technologies”.
Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?
A ban has been mooted in the United States.
Have only 20 council houses been built this year?
The Anti-Austerity Alliance has cited Department of Environment figures which make for shocking reading. But what’s the truth?
Mother-of-two fears she will be kicked out of council home after partner's death
Clare Malone’s partner passed away in September, but she is unable to stay in the council house.
Ruth Coppinger and her supporters have ended their occupation of a show-home
An injunction action was taken by developer Hansfield Investments.
Judge orders Ruth Coppinger and fellow protesters to end house 'occupation'
The TD said the group involved in the protest were happy to have brought attention to the issue.
The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought
Figures released by Fianna Fáil show the social housing waiting list stands at 130,000 and not the 89,000 the government claims.
Peter McVerry says he'd be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly
The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
Ireland is facing a human rights case over the awful state of social housing here
The state has until 28 May to respond to a complaint made to the EU
Joan Burton thinks concerns about water meters are ‘a total ball of smoke’
There was a lot of finger-wagging and eye-rolling at Leaders’ Questions today.
Alan Kelly cancelled a meeting with councillors about homelessness because of water charges
The Environment Minister had been due to meet with a cross-party group of Dublin city councillors last Wednesday.
'Somebody dying on the street outside the Dáil is not acceptable'
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they'll lose their home
A large proportion of the population want to start their own households but cannot afford to.