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#Social Housing

# social-housing - All time

Beaumont residents are objecting to a new social housing development in their area
# Dispute
# Dispute

Beaumont residents are objecting to a new social housing development in their area

Apr 5th 2016, 11:54 AM 34,991 Views 180 Comments

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
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

County by county: Number of social housing units returned to use and funding given out

Feb 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 11,719 Views 11 Comments

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?
# GE16 Fact Check
# GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: How many social housing units were actually built last year?

Feb 9th 2016, 10:58 PM 27,280 Views 95 Comments

TheJournal.ie’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
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egyptian president sparks outrage by laying out giant red carpet for his motorcade to drive on

Feb 8th 2016, 8:09 PM 34,429 Views 54 Comments

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'?
# Redevelopment
# Redevelopment

Developers to build 1,300 homes on three Dublin sites, but is it a 'giveaway to the private sector'?

Jan 12th 2016, 10:24 AM 16,481 Views 37 Comments

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 THe Money
# In THe Money

Nama says the last remaining ghost estates will be finished this year

Jan 5th 2016, 2:55 PM 15,931 Views 15 Comments

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
# Finglas
# Finglas

Young buyers unhappy homes they paid deposits on were sold for social housing

Dec 15th 2015, 3:26 PM 39,124 Views 82 Comments

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?
# Close To The Brink
# Close To The Brink

Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?

Dec 12th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,170 Views 123 Comments

One charity is asking them to consider it.

This is Sinn Féin's radical plan to solve the housing crisis
# Solutions
# Solutions

This is Sinn Féin's radical plan to solve the housing crisis

Dec 4th 2015, 6:10 AM 23,451 Views 177 Comments

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
# Renting For Life
# Renting For Life

Given up on owning your own home? Most people have

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:05 AM 22,846 Views 58 Comments

Three in ten tenants also fear losing their houses.

It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015
# Housing
# Housing

It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015

Nov 16th 2015, 6:14 PM 11,111 Views 42 Comments

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
# Rossan Court
# Rossan Court

44 new social housing units on the way in north Dublin

Nov 16th 2015, 5:46 PM 19,378 Views 76 Comments

The houses are located in Waterville, near Blanchardstown, and apparently “embrace the latest energy efficient technologies”.

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

Nov 13th 2015, 9:29 AM 23,851 Views 187 Comments

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

Have only 20 council houses been built this year?
# Alan Kelly
# Alan Kelly

Have only 20 council houses been built this year?

Nov 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,435 Views 44 Comments

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
# Wexford
# Wexford

Mother-of-two fears she will be kicked out of council home after partner's death

Nov 11th 2015, 2:13 PM 19,813 Views 53 Comments

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
# Coppinger Row
# Coppinger Row

Ruth Coppinger and her supporters have ended their occupation of a show-home

Oct 7th 2015, 3:42 PM 16,281 Views 147 Comments

An injunction action was taken by developer Hansfield Investments.

Judge orders Ruth Coppinger and fellow protesters to end house 'occupation'
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

Judge orders Ruth Coppinger and fellow protesters to end house 'occupation'

Sep 23rd 2015, 5:49 PM 29,227 Views 135 Comments

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
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought

Sep 7th 2015, 5:46 PM 22,695 Views 72 Comments

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
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

Peter McVerry says he'd be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly

May 5th 2015, 5:35 PM 29,536 Views 155 Comments

The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 24th 2015, 12:57 PM 7,940 Views 0 Comments

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
# Horrible
# Horrible

Ireland is facing a human rights case over the awful state of social housing here

Mar 24th 2015, 10:55 AM 18,162 Views 107 Comments

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’
# So There
# So There

Joan Burton thinks concerns about water meters are ‘a total ball of smoke’

Jan 15th 2015, 1:04 PM 8,994 Views 84 Comments

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
# Housing
# Housing

Alan Kelly cancelled a meeting with councillors about homelessness because of water charges

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 14,013 Views 73 Comments

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'
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

'Somebody dying on the street outside the Dáil is not acceptable'

Dec 2nd 2014, 9:01 AM 8,412 Views 51 Comments

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
# Fear
# Fear

A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they'll lose their home

Dec 1st 2014, 7:52 AM 9,033 Views 55 Comments

A large proportion of the population want to start their own households but cannot afford to.

Here's a breakdown of how many people get rent supplement - county by county
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Here's a breakdown of how many people get rent supplement - county by county

Nov 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 16,900 Views 29 Comments

The number of recipients has dropped by 15,000 since 2012.

Here's how the Government plans to solve the housing crisis
# No Place Like Home
# No Place Like Home

Here's how the Government plans to solve the housing crisis

Nov 26th 2014, 6:50 PM 24,561 Views 119 Comments

Its social housing strategy for the next six years includes 35,000 new housing units.

Dublin City Council accepts developer money instead of social housing
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Dublin City Council accepts developer money instead of social housing

Nov 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,038 Views 21 Comments

Just three Dublin developments in the last year included social housing.

Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing

Nov 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,092 Views 39 Comments

Under the law, a developer can pay a levy in lieu of building social housing.

Council decides to take developer's money instead of social housing
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Council decides to take developer's money instead of social housing

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 13,914 Views 41 Comments

A number of councillors in the area have criticised the move but one said he would support the decision – so long as that money is used by the council for social housing.

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers
# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS
# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:43 AM 9,254 Views 75 Comments

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

If all goes to plan, Nama will be no more in four years
# Full Circle
# Full Circle

If all goes to plan, Nama will be no more in four years

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:05 AM 8,633 Views 32 Comments

The State’s bad bank is aiming to wind up ahead of schedule.

Nessa Childers says the legal, er, 'situation' between her and Phil Hogan is over
# That's That Then
# That's That Then

Nessa Childers says the legal, er, 'situation' between her and Phil Hogan is over

Oct 21st 2014, 5:37 PM 9,813 Views 18 Comments

Hogan sent legal letters to the MEP last month.

Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing
# New Gaffs
# New Gaffs

Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing

Oct 15th 2014, 7:40 AM 4,912 Views 11 Comments

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

Oct 14th 2014, 3:43 PM 3,605 Views 29 Comments

Brendan Howlin says it will deliver 6,700 units.

Opinion: A lack of vision has failed people at all levels of our housing system
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

Opinion: A lack of vision has failed people at all levels of our housing system

Oct 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 67 Views 9 Comments

There are now 90,000 households on social housing waiting lists in Ireland, thanks to an over-reliance on schemes that are cut as soon as the economy falters.

Should €400m in cash from water charges be spent on more social housing?
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Should €400m in cash from water charges be spent on more social housing?

Oct 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,622 Views 89 Comments

The government should invest the money in homes, not hand it back in tax cuts, ESRI says.

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan
# Housing
# Housing

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:15 AM 13,855 Views 64 Comments

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

New social housing plan would force developers to 'use it or lose it'
# If You Don't Build It...
# If You Don't Build It...

New social housing plan would force developers to 'use it or lose it'

Oct 2nd 2014, 11:43 AM 9,386 Views 39 Comments

And fine them for leaving property vacant.

24 families to be housed in Cork ghost estate
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

24 families to be housed in Cork ghost estate

Sep 29th 2014, 1:10 PM 21,296 Views 68 Comments

The homes in Bandon are a mix of two, three and four-bedroom houses with gardens.