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# vacant property tax

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2022
# vacant property tax
Donohoe announces plan for Vacant Property Tax as part of Budget 2023
New data from Revenue has shown that there are 57,206 vacant properties across the State.
# vacant property tax
Census shows 166,000 vacant properties in Ireland, with over 48,000 vacant for six years
Vacant property levels have fallen 9% since 2016.
# Cost of Living
Housing is government's 'biggest failure', Social Democrats say at national conference
Members of the Social Democrats convened today for its first in-person conference since 2019.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Government introduce a vacant property tax?
The Social Democrats are calling for a vacant property tax to be introduced.
# Housing
How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks
Local property tax data will give an up-to-date picture of vacancy rates in Ireland.
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# Housing
'Don't despair': Housing Minister on his 'radical' plans to solve Ireland's housing issues
State-backed mortgages, Airbnb regulations, and new law needed for Mica scheme – Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien tells The Journal that people shouldn’t despair about housing.
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.
DCC says 'no low hanging fruit' when it comes to vacant houses in the capital
Vacant property tax to be introduced next year in a bid to get empty homes back on the market
# empty homes
Vacant property tax to be introduced next year in a bid to get empty homes back on the market
Varadkar said it “might be possible” to collect the tax next year.
# vacant properties
Banks sitting on hundreds of vacant properties as pressure ramps up on government to get radical
The last quarter of 2020 found a significant decline in buy-to-let investors in the housing market,
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.
Brendan Ogle: It's time to stop gaslighting the public over income inequality
Dublin city is a 'free for all' for vulture funds, Dáil told
# Housing Crisis
Analysis: If it rules out a vacant property tax the government risks looking idle
A report delivered this week advised against the idea.
# Housing Crisis
Urgent buy up of empty houses needed, but vacant property tax not recommended
A report presented to government said a tax would not be an effective response to deal with the housing shortages.
# hap increase
On the housing list? Here’s what Budget 2018’s doing for you
An increase to the Hap scheme and pledges for more social housing have been announced by the Minister.
Voices
'In Dublin, there are 13 empty homes for every adult in homelessness'
Empty homes provide an unprecedented opportunity for the Government to effectively end homelessness in Ireland, writes Pat Doyle.