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#vacant property tax

# vacant-property-tax - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Donohoe announces plan for Vacant Property Tax as part of Budget 2023
# Vacant Property Tax
# Vacant Property Tax

Donohoe announces plan for Vacant Property Tax as part of Budget 2023

Jul 6th 2022, 4:31 PM 31,169 Views 53 Comments

New data from Revenue has shown that there are 57,206 vacant properties across the State.

# vacant-property-tax - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Census shows 166,000 vacant properties in Ireland, with over 48,000 vacant for six years
# Vacant Property Tax
# Vacant Property Tax

Census shows 166,000 vacant properties in Ireland, with over 48,000 vacant for six years

Jun 23rd 2022, 1:27 PM 22,466 Views 27 Comments

Vacant property levels have fallen 9% since 2016.

# vacant-property-tax - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Housing is government's 'biggest failure', Social Democrats say at national conference
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Housing is government's 'biggest failure', Social Democrats say at national conference

Updated Jun 11th 2022, 5:42 PM 25,427 Views 40 Comments

Members of the Social Democrats convened today for its first in-person conference since 2019.

Poll: Should the Government introduce a vacant property tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Government introduce a vacant property tax?

Jun 11th 2022, 11:50 AM 43,439 Views 121 Comments

The Social Democrats are calling for a vacant property tax to be introduced.

# vacant-property-tax - Friday 27 May, 2022

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks
# Housing
# Housing

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks

May 27th 2022, 8:36 AM 15,049 Views 17 Comments

Local property tax data will give an up-to-date picture of vacancy rates in Ireland.

# vacant-property-tax - Thursday 16 December, 2021

'Don't despair': Housing Minister on his 'radical' plans to solve Ireland's housing issues
# Housing
# Housing

'Don't despair': Housing Minister on his 'radical' plans to solve Ireland's housing issues

Dec 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,414 Views 59 Comments
  • Grant schemes are under consideration for the buying and refurbishment of above shop units as well as vacant properties around the country, the housing minister tells Christina Finn.
  • New regulations have been signed that will increase first-time buyers income ceiling for the local authority home-loans to €65,000 for single people.
  • Minister says he's "frustrated with the pace" with the pace of progress in regulating short-term let platforms.

# vacant-property-tax - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Vacant property tax to be introduced next year in a bid to get empty homes back on the market
# Empty Homes
# Empty Homes

Vacant property tax to be introduced next year in a bid to get empty homes back on the market

Sep 2nd 2021, 6:53 PM 41,167 Views 89 Comments

Varadkar said it “might be possible” to collect the tax next year.

# vacant-property-tax - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Banks sitting on hundreds of vacant properties as pressure ramps up on government to get radical
# Vacant Properties
# Vacant Properties

Banks sitting on hundreds of vacant properties as pressure ramps up on government to get radical

May 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 61,167 Views 64 Comments
  • Three of the country's main banks have around 600 vacant properties on their books, Christina Finn writes.
  • The Peter McVerry Trust says anything that can be done to bring vacant properties back into use should be done.

# vacant-property-tax - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Analysis: If it rules out a vacant property tax the government risks looking idle
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Analysis: If it rules out a vacant property tax the government risks looking idle

Sep 22nd 2018, 8:01 AM 13,636 Views 78 Comments

A report delivered this week advised against the idea.

# vacant-property-tax - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Urgent buy up of empty houses needed, but vacant property tax not recommended
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Urgent buy up of empty houses needed, but vacant property tax not recommended

Sep 18th 2018, 7:24 PM 23,537 Views 52 Comments

A report presented to government said a tax would not be an effective response to deal with the housing shortages.

# vacant-property-tax - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

On the housing list? Here’s what Budget 2018’s doing for you
# Hap Increase
# Hap Increase

On the housing list? Here’s what Budget 2018’s doing for you

Oct 10th 2017, 1:41 PM 11,380 Views 18 Comments

An increase to the Hap scheme and pledges for more social housing have been announced by the Minister.

# vacant-property-tax - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'In Dublin, there are 13 empty homes for every adult in homelessness'
# Solving Homelessness
# Solving Homelessness

'In Dublin, there are 13 empty homes for every adult in homelessness'

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:45 AM 623 Views 110 Comments

Empty homes provide an unprecedented opportunity for the Government to effectively end homelessness in Ireland, writes Pat Doyle.