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# tgip-housing - Friday 27 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?
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The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?

May 27th 2022, 1:36 PM 4,782 Views 11 Comments

The housing crisis is perhaps the most severe problem facing Ireland today. Is there any end in sight?

# tgip-housing - Friday 16 July, 2021

Will the housing crisis improve? Or are we doomed to a cycle of repeated mistakes?
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# Good Information Proejct

Will the housing crisis improve? Or are we doomed to a cycle of repeated mistakes?

Jul 16th 2021, 7:00 PM 1,417 Views 1 Comment

For the past few weeks, The Good Information Project has been looking at the issue of housing in Ireland.

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness
# Obligatory Housing
# Obligatory Housing

Could it work here? Sacramento announces radical new plan to tackle homelessness

Jul 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 27,393 Views 38 Comments

Californians “are becoming homeless faster than we can get people the help they need,” says mayor Darrell Steinberg. Here, Seána Glennon examines his proposal.

# tgip-housing - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Gentrification: the view from Dublin’s inner city
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# The Good Information Project

Gentrification: the view from Dublin’s inner city

Jul 13th 2021, 5:24 PM 19,119 Views 0 Comments

Hosts of the Talking Bollox Podcast, Calvin O’Brien and Terence Power, say Dublin’s inner-city communities are being left behind.

# tgip-housing - Sunday 11 July, 2021

The cost of building materials is on the rise - what does that mean for Ireland's housing crisis?
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# The Good Information Project

The cost of building materials is on the rise - what does that mean for Ireland's housing crisis?

Jul 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 36,649 Views 52 Comments

The price of materials used in construction has risen by 5% in the year to June.

# tgip-housing - Saturday 10 July, 2021

From Affordable Housing to Vulture Funds: An A-Z(ish) of Ireland's housing crisis
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# Glossary

From Affordable Housing to Vulture Funds: An A-Z(ish) of Ireland's housing crisis

Jul 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,393 Views 15 Comments

As part of The Good Information Project we’ve demystified some of the commonly-used terms about housing in Ireland.

# tgip-housing - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Explainer: Ireland got its first cost-rental homes today - but how exactly do they work?
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# Explainer

Explainer: Ireland got its first cost-rental homes today - but how exactly do they work?

Jul 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 25,870 Views 19 Comments

“They’re secure, people can lay down their roots here,” said Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien.

Watch: Politicians discuss solutions to Ireland's housing crisis
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# The Good Information Project

Watch: Politicians discuss solutions to Ireland's housing crisis

Jul 7th 2021, 3:49 PM 6,592 Views 11 Comments

Representatives from every major party joined us to discuss real solutions and answer your questions.

# tgip-housing - Monday 5 July, 2021

Ireland's planning system to go digital within 18 months
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# The Good Information Project

Ireland's planning system to go digital within 18 months

Jul 5th 2021, 6:10 AM 14,355 Views 4 Comments

“It is hoped that planning authorities will have the ability to accept planning applications online by end 2022.”

Should Ireland's planning system take some of the blame for the housing crisis?
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# The Good Information Project

Should Ireland's planning system take some of the blame for the housing crisis?

Jul 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 20,367 Views 49 Comments
  • CJ McKinney examines whether the country's planning laws need reform.
  • A European Commission report shows a 96% correlation between the number of planning permission grants and the number of homes completed two years later.
  • But, there's a different outcome for so-called strategic housing developments.

# tgip-housing - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Mica and pyrite scandals - could it still happen today?
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# The Good Information Project

Mica and pyrite scandals - could it still happen today?

Jul 4th 2021, 9:00 PM 25,840 Views 23 Comments

Experts have said new legislation is needed to ensure building supplies are checked by independent parties.

Opinion: Why are home make-over tv shows so popular in Ireland?
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# The Good Information Project

Opinion: Why are home make-over tv shows so popular in Ireland?

Jul 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,164 Views 14 Comments

Property programmes thrive in societies where home ownership is the most valued and celebrated housing ideology, writes Emmett Scanlon.

# tgip-housing - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Opinion: Ireland is yearning for strong defences against landlord despotism
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# The Good Information Project

Opinion: Ireland is yearning for strong defences against landlord despotism

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:00 PM 18,278 Views 0 Comments

Building social housing means building homes, writes Dean Van Nguyen.

# tgip-housing - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Solutions to the housing crisis: Join us for a panel discussion with all major political parties
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# The Good Information Project

Solutions to the housing crisis: Join us for a panel discussion with all major political parties

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 10:20 AM 10,498 Views 29 Comments

The panel will be hosted by senior reporter Michelle Hennessy and kicks off at 12.30pm.

# tgip-housing - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Five big ideas to help solve Ireland's housing crisis (including 'tenure blind' homes and community-led developments)
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# The Good Information Project

Five big ideas to help solve Ireland's housing crisis (including 'tenure blind' homes and community-led developments)

Jun 29th 2021, 8:03 PM 14,473 Views 19 Comments

We asked five experts for their best idea.

Dáil to discuss making homes at Poolbeg site 'genuinely affordable'
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# Dublin

Dáil to discuss making homes at Poolbeg site 'genuinely affordable'

Jun 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 9,489 Views 13 Comments

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said Nama should transfer its stake in the site to the council.

# tgip-housing - Monday 28 June, 2021

What is - and isn't - being done about Ireland's 180,000 vacant and derelict buildings
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# Derelict

What is - and isn't - being done about Ireland's 180,000 vacant and derelict buildings

Jun 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 38,446 Views 34 Comments

“It cannot make sense for the economy and it cannot make sense for the people who live here.”

People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents
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# Bank Of Mum And Dad

People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents

Jun 28th 2021, 6:45 AM 66,500 Views 50 Comments

An overwhelming majority do not favour limits on the money people can receive from parents.

What is an 'affordable home'? Most people put the price at between €200,000 and €299,000
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# Ireland Thinks Poll

What is an 'affordable home'? Most people put the price at between €200,000 and €299,000

Jun 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 29,018 Views 54 Comments
  • In an Ireland Thinks/Good Information Project poll, the Irish public mostly disagree with the government's assessment of 'affordable'.
  • Overall, 50% of the public suggested that a price between €200,000 and €299,000 was 'affordable'.
  • About 3% of respondents believed a property priced at over €600,000 was affordable.

# tgip-housing - Sunday 27 June, 2021

69% of people believe past governments are to blame for the current housing crises
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# Ireland Thinks

69% of people believe past governments are to blame for the current housing crises

Jun 27th 2021, 9:30 PM 16,480 Views 53 Comments

Meanwhile, the Ireland Thinks/The Good Information Project poll shows majority support for a right to housing to be enshrined in the constitution.

Opinion: Anyone who thinks couch-surfing in your 50s is fun should try it for a week
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# The Good Information Project

Opinion: Anyone who thinks couch-surfing in your 50s is fun should try it for a week

Jun 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 24,958 Views 17 Comments

People in creative industries have had a difficult time during the pandemic. Actor Jessica Freed was evicted and is worried for her future.

# tgip-housing - Saturday 26 June, 2021

FactCheck: Could the government actually bend EU spending rules to build more homes?
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# Factcheck

FactCheck: Could the government actually bend EU spending rules to build more homes?

Jun 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 16,368 Views 25 Comments

The Housing Minister suggested it could be a runner – but is Ireland actually allowed to do this?

# tgip-housing - Monday 21 June, 2021

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands
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# Good Information Project

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands

Jun 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 22,818 Views 8 Comments

Councillors have accused the Housing Department of stalling tactics over new proposals.

# tgip-housing - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Watch: How can we solve the housing crisis?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Watch: How can we solve the housing crisis?

Jun 19th 2021, 8:00 AM 7,062 Views 4 Comments

Our expert panel offered big ideas to solve the housing crisis and answered your questions about landlords, construction and rent.

# tgip-housing - Friday 18 June, 2021

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers
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# The Good Information Project

'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers

Jun 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,042 Views 0 Comments
  • The housing problem is at its most acute among minority groups, such as Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers.
  • Cormac Fitzgerald, for The Good Information Project, examines the figures and the significant barriers to access to secure living arrangements.
  • "It's an absolutely appalling national disgrace," says Bernard Joyce of the Irish Traveller Movement.

# tgip-housing - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Join us tonight for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis
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# Good Information Project

Join us tonight for a panel discussion on solutions to the housing crisis

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 5:30 PM 13,038 Views 27 Comments

The panel will be hosted by reporter Cónal Thomas and kicks off at 7pm.

# tgip-housing - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO
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# CSO

House prices continue to rise with 4.5% annual increase in April - CSO

Jun 16th 2021, 5:11 PM 12,222 Views 15 Comments

As demand in the housing market continues to grow prices rose in Dublin by 3.5% and by 5.4% outside of Dublin.

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August
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# The Good Information Project

'Business as usual' as 1,100 households given eviction notices since August

Jun 16th 2021, 11:49 AM 11,336 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin O’Broin said the gradual increase in termination notices since January is “worrying”.

# tgip-housing - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'
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# Opinion

Mark O'Halloran: 'My career might be judged a success - but when it comes to the property market, I'm a complete failure'

Jun 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 35,484 Views 0 Comments

“Our political class have forgotten that housing is a right and not simply an opportunity to redistribute money upwards to the wealthy,” writes Mark O’Halloran.

# tgip-housing - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Open Thread: We want to hear your rental stories
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# The Good Information Project

Open Thread: We want to hear your rental stories

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 7:40 AM 19,015 Views 59 Comments

We want to hear about your experience of renting and understand what policies and solutions people renting in Ireland would like to see implemented.

'It's not suitable housing for anyone, anywhere': Green light for another co-living development in Dublin despite ban
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# Good Information Project

'It's not suitable housing for anyone, anywhere': Green light for another co-living development in Dublin despite ban

Jun 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,394 Views 60 Comments

A series of co-living developments have been given the go-ahead in Dublin in recent months.

# tgip-housing - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Poll: Which political party do you trust most to deliver on housing?

Jun 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,586 Views 116 Comments

As the country emerges from the pandemic, housing is once again the core issue facing the electorate.

'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg
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# Good Information Project

'It's not affordable if they cost €600,000': questions over house prices at 'new suburb' in Poolbeg

Jun 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,393 Views 34 Comments

# tgip-housing - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Open Newsroom Event: Time to talk about the housing crisis
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# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom Event: Time to talk about the housing crisis

Jun 8th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,757 Views 25 Comments

Watch our live Open Newsroom event discussing the housing crisis and how we can start to find solutions.

A constitutional right to housing has expressive value but would it force government to act?
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

A constitutional right to housing has expressive value but would it force government to act?

Jun 8th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,267 Views 45 Comments
  • On Friday Fianna Fáil senators brought forward a private members’ motion to amend the constitution "to ensure that every citizen has the right to housing."
  • More than six out of 10 Irish people believe the right to housing should be enshrined in the Constitution.
  • But is it a replacement for aggressive legislative action?
Ireland's housing crisis: The problems, the solutions and the human cost
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# Good Information Project

Ireland's housing crisis: The problems, the solutions and the human cost

Jun 8th 2021, 12:10 AM 31,167 Views 68 Comments

The next part of The Good Information Project from The Journal will look at the core issues at the heart of Ireland’s housing crisis.