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Future retirees in Ireland to face 'substantially' lower levels of home ownership, research warns
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Future retirees in Ireland to face 'substantially' lower levels of home ownership, research warns

5 hours ago 16,646 Views 21 Comments

The finding was contained in a new ESRI report.

Constitutional right to housing would be ‘limited’ rather than radical, committee hears
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Constitutional right to housing would be ‘limited’ rather than radical, committee hears

17 hours ago 10,658 Views 17 Comments

A public consultation process is currently taking place on the possibility of a referendum on housing.

FactCheck: Are there 16 vacant homes for every homeless person in Ireland?
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FactCheck: Are there 16 vacant homes for every homeless person in Ireland?

Sat 9:00 PM 28,513 Views 0 Comments

The claim was made by Cian O’Callaghan last week.

Cork County GAA Board applies for planning permission for 319 homes
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Cork County GAA Board applies for planning permission for 319 homes

Fri 6:48 PM 20,921 Views 8 Comments

If the application is successful, the site will be sold to service the debts of Cork GAA.

Property prices expected to rise by 4% in the next year
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Property prices expected to rise by 4% in the next year

Fri 2:45 PM 10,824 Views 17 Comments

It’s expected that high rates of increase will level off in the next 12 months.

Daft report highlights largest quarterly gain in housing prices in nearly two years
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Daft report highlights largest quarterly gain in housing prices in nearly two years

Jun 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 26,321 Views 32 Comments

The average listed price nationwide is up almost 10% on the same period last year.

Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325
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Number of homeless people up for fifth month in a row to 10,325

Jun 24th 2022, 4:45 PM 8,379 Views 14 Comments

There are 3,028 children in emergency accommodation.

Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000
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Median asking price for houses in Dublin rises to €403,000

Jun 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,669 Views 39 Comments
  • The MyHome.ie/Davy property price report found asking prices rose 5% compared to the previous quarter.
  • Author of the report, Conall MacCoille said that price inflation should slow down in the second half of the year.
Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears
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Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears

Jun 23rd 2022, 5:56 PM 11,647 Views 11 Comments

The Oireachtas housing committee was sitting for a marathon seven-hour evidence session on the Government’s new defective blocks bill today.

Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase
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Limerick residents protest demolition of two houses as local homeless numbers increase

Jun 22nd 2022, 3:30 PM 12,566 Views 7 Comments

In April, homelessness in County Limerick was 27% higher than it was in the previous April.

Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised
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Housing minister says 'scourge' of vacant sites across Ireland is underutilised

Jun 22nd 2022, 2:50 PM 15,854 Views 36 Comments

O’Brien said that he had written to the Archbishop of Dublin about buying unused church land.

Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?
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Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?

Jun 21st 2022, 9:58 AM 28,895 Views 36 Comments

The company has recently moved to counter accusations that its model is damaging the Irish rental market.

Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard
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Flats dubbed 'poor quality architecture' defended by senator in submission against LED billboard

Jun 18th 2022, 8:00 PM 36,264 Views 17 Comments

The digital display would have an ‘adverse impact’ on residents, Dublin City Council said.

Poll: Was President Higgins right to speak out about Ireland's housing 'failure'?
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Poll: Was President Higgins right to speak out about Ireland's housing 'failure'?

Jun 17th 2022, 8:54 AM 56,453 Views 84 Comments

President Michael D Higgins’ has described Ireland’s housing crisis as a “disaster”.

'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil
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'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil

Jun 15th 2022, 1:33 PM 16,538 Views 48 Comments

President Michael D Higgins’ has described Ireland’s housing crisis as a “disaster”.

Red Cross says modular housing sites for Ukrainians should not be in isolated locations
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Red Cross says modular housing sites for Ukrainians should not be in isolated locations

Jun 15th 2022, 12:38 PM 15,293 Views 12 Comments

The government expects modular homes for hundreds of Ukrainians will be constructed within a 16-week period.

'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'
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'Our great, great failure': President expresses anger over housing 'disaster'

Jun 14th 2022, 3:50 PM 20,482 Views 46 Comments

He was speaking at the opening of a centre for homeless people in Kildare.

Government expands mica scheme to include homeowners in Clare and Limerick
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Government expands mica scheme to include homeowners in Clare and Limerick

Updated Jun 14th 2022, 3:00 PM 13,087 Views 16 Comments

The estimated cost of the scheme now stands at €2.7 billion.

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
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Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 34,271 Views 38 Comments

Student accommodation will no longer be available for refugees at the end of the summer.

'Exceptionally unlikely' that Govt could bend EU spending rules to build more homes
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'Exceptionally unlikely' that Govt could bend EU spending rules to build more homes

Jun 12th 2022, 7:45 AM 21,835 Views 49 Comments

Sinn Féin has said flexibility around fiscal rules is necessary to address the housing crisis.

Conditions attached to 15,000 planning permissions to prevent bulk purchasing by investors
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Conditions attached to 15,000 planning permissions to prevent bulk purchasing by investors

Jun 9th 2022, 6:15 AM 19,519 Views 8 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien will update Cabinet on the measures introduced last year.

'Cost is not an issue, it's availability': TD Violet-Anne Wynne on housing
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'Cost is not an issue, it's availability': TD Violet-Anne Wynne on housing

Jun 8th 2022, 7:54 PM 38,103 Views 46 Comments

Her claim comes weeks after a member of the Oireachtas admitted to sleeping in his car due to inadequate accommodation near Dublin.

ABP controversy has potential to erode public confidence in planning system, says professional body
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ABP controversy has potential to erode public confidence in planning system, says professional body

Jun 7th 2022, 7:52 PM 19,253 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Planning Institute says review must be completed ‘thoroughly and without any undue delay’.

Clare TD Violet-Anne Wynne claims she is homeless
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Clare TD Violet-Anne Wynne claims she is homeless

Jun 7th 2022, 7:25 PM 79,727 Views 17 Comments

Wynne left Sinn Féin earlier this year.

HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%
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HAP discretion rate changes for the first time in 6 years, increasing to 35%

Jun 3rd 2022, 1:43 PM 22,180 Views 32 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says he will be expanding the couple’s rate to single people.

One fifth of people in Ireland living below poverty line when housing costs are included
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One fifth of people in Ireland living below poverty line when housing costs are included

May 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 16,619 Views 16 Comments

A new study has examined poverty risk in the context of the cost of housing.

Report on increasing HAP rates released soon as pressure mounts on government over homelessness
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Report on increasing HAP rates released soon as pressure mounts on government over homelessness

May 29th 2022, 7:00 AM 17,942 Views 6 Comments

The number of people who were homeless nationwide in the last week of April was 10,049.

How many vacant properties are there in Ireland? We should get a clear answer in a couple of weeks
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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 14,897 Views 17 Comments

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

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?
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Poll: Do you struggle to pay your rent?

May 26th 2022, 9:15 AM 30,702 Views 67 Comments

A new study has found that more than half of renting households receive State support.

'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers
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'I won't be bullied by you': O'Brien and Doherty clash over State subsidy scheme for developers

Updated May 25th 2022, 3:39 PM 44,768 Views 84 Comments

The housing minister says the scheme aims to bring into use 80,000 un-commenced planning permissions.

Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'
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Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'

May 24th 2022, 1:10 PM 29,019 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today.

Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing
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Mortgage seekers need 'significantly' higher earnings than 10 years ago to secure financing

May 24th 2022, 6:15 AM 16,683 Views 18 Comments

Median household income of first-time buyers increased from €71,000 to €77,000.

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings
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Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings

May 23rd 2022, 1:24 PM 21,151 Views 13 Comments

The minister said it is “not sustainable” to have “multiples of short terms lets versus long terms in all our major cities”.

House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%
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House price growth reaches seven year high at over 15%

May 16th 2022, 2:07 PM 16,496 Views 48 Comments

Residential property prices hit a fresh seven-year high of 15.2% in March, according to new CSO figures.

Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'
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Varadkar: 'Far too many people have to spend too much of their income on rent'

May 12th 2022, 1:37 PM 24,156 Views 44 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty says rents are out of control.

Inquiry into An Bord Pleanála's deputy chair to review three planning decisions
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Inquiry into An Bord Pleanála's deputy chair to review three planning decisions

May 12th 2022, 12:01 PM 8,863 Views 0 Comments

Senior counsel Remy Farrell has six weeks to carry out his report.

Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister
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Tax measures may need review to keep landlords from exiting the rental market, says minister

May 5th 2022, 5:15 PM 29,974 Views 57 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien indicated that tax breaks may be needed to keep ‘mom-and-pop landlords’ from selling up.

Home purchase mortgage drawdowns €18,000 higher than last year - report
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Home purchase mortgage drawdowns €18,000 higher than last year - report

Apr 29th 2022, 10:12 AM 10,270 Views 13 Comments

Mortgage switching has increased by 28% in the first quarter of the year, BPFI report shows.

Rising rents for new tenancies 'not satisfactory', says Taoiseach
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Rising rents for new tenancies 'not satisfactory', says Taoiseach

Apr 27th 2022, 1:14 PM 12,513 Views 37 Comments

New rents nationally increased by 9% in the last quarter of 2021.

Average rent for new tenancy in Dublin reached €1,972 per month at end of last year
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Average rent for new tenancy in Dublin reached €1,972 per month at end of last year

Apr 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 25,054 Views 82 Comments

The lowest rents for new tenancies were in Leitrim and stood at €740 per month.

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