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# Social Housing

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Here's how the Government plans to solve the housing crisis
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
Just three Dublin developments in the last year included social housing.
Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing
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
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
“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
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
Hogan sent legal letters to the MEP last month.
Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing
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
Brendan Howlin says it will deliver 6,700 units.
Opinion: A lack of vision has failed people at all levels of our housing system
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?
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
But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.
New social housing plan would force developers to 'use it or lose it'
And fine them for leaving property vacant.
24 families to be housed in Cork ghost estate
The homes in Bandon are a mix of two, three and four-bedroom houses with gardens.
Opinion: How do we bring the issue of social housing from 'political priority' to concrete action?
We need an increased supply of new social housing whose future is not as heavily dependent on private market interests.
There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead
The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.
A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way
Alan Kelly wants the plan to be before the government within the next few weeks.
President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor
It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.
READ: Nessa Childers' attack on Phil Hogan over social housing
She said Hogan’s appointment in Europe would be “a step backwards for equality.”
House prices in the Irish market are still undervalued, says ESRI
The research finds that there is no sign of a ‘bubble’ in the domestic market.
SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages
Commemoration will “ring hollow” if Irish citizens still “languishing on housing lists”.
There's enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes
The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.
Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%
Despite 790 housing units available for Dublin social housing, just 171 have been transferred to the council.
Is 'Part V' a boom-time housing tax, or the answer to social housing waiting lists?
This sector of the Planning and Development requires developers to set aside a set percentage
Burton's social housing promises 'can't be more spin'
The new Labour leader is being asked to scrap the Home Assistance Payment.
'The entire system is rubbish': Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme
David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.
'Hopeless fantasy': McVerry warns that homelessness will increase by 2016, not be eliminated
Joan Burton defended the government’s Housing Bill at the launch of the Peter McVerry Trust Annual Report 2013. The Trust helped 3,586 people last year, up from 383 six years ago.
"I was shattered": Nigerian man arrives home to racist protest on his doorstep
Protesters held signs saying ‘Local homes for local people’ and told him he shouldn’t have been given his council house.
Is this the 'ambitious action' needed to fix Ireland's social housing market?
A new report has said the sector is ‘at a crossroads’.
Opinion: The election results offer radical possibilities to solve the housing crisis in Dublin – here’s how
The people of Dublin city have voted for a majority left-wing council. Now let’s see what they can do with it.
Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales
Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.
New funding to boost house construction but Dublin city to see budget slashed
Councillors want answers over why their housing budget is to be cut by 50 per cent over the next two years.
Is this the solution to Ireland's social housing problems?
The problem is generally considered to be stock. But, a plan put before South Dublin County Council could solve that.
Homelessness and taking DNA samples from suspected criminals
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
'Getting worse by the night': TDs debate Ireland's growing housing crisis
The government was accused of demonstrating “arrogance beyond belief” as only three members of the coalition attended the discussion.
An ageing population and lack of housing could cause headaches for the government
ALONE has made the warning as it launches a nationwide housing campaign.
Over 232,000 children in Ireland are living in poverty
A review of Ireland’s economy also pointed out that the poorest ten per cent of the population had been hit hardest and said this has been “more or less ignored”.
Here's how many houses Nama has handed over for social housing
Spoiler: It’s just 11 per cent of the available stock.
80,000 new homes are needed but TDs will hear today who needs them and where
A national housing plan is vital argues one social housing group.
€373m spent in three years on private rental properties for social housing
A further €66.9 million has already been spent this year on another leasing initiative that involving private rental property.