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# Social Housing

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Almost 100,000 households in need of social housing
The Irish Council for Social Housing says demand has grown by 75 per cent since 2008.
Ghost estates could be used for social housing - Minister
It will be a long process but the Minister wants to look at using so-called ghost estates for much needed social housing.
Column: What can you do when you're trapped on a council estate?
Drugs, violence, no sense of community and nowhere to turn – social housing can be a heartbreaking place for a mother bringing up kids, writes Lisa McInerney.
Poll: What should be done about Ireland's ghost estates?
The latest figures on the ghost estate crisis reveal that 348 ghost estates have been abandoned by developers. We want to know what you think should be done with them.
Housing minister says 20% of empty homes to become social housing
A small proportion of the thousands of houses lying empty in the country’s ghost estates will be used for public housing.