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#Housing

From TheJournal.ie Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view Climate Action

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help Housing

Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help

“The Rent Pressure Zones are not working,” housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in first-time buyers moving to Dublin commuter belt Priced Out

Increase in first-time buyers moving to Dublin commuter belt

One economist warned that this increased activity will put pressure on the infrastructural needs in these areas.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017 Homelessness

Almost 17,000 people helped by Simon Communities last year - 26% more than in 2017

That’s according to the charity’s annual report being launched today.

From TheJournal.ie Eoghan Murphy saved and Christmas election off the table as no confidence motion defeated Housing
From TheJournal.ie The number of people who are homeless climbs to over 10,500 for the first time Eoghan Murphy

The number of people who are homeless climbs to over 10,500 for the first time

There were 117 more people homeless in October than there was in September.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin ranks worst in affordability of housing for expats worldwide City Living

Dublin ranks worst in affordability of housing for expats worldwide

27% are expats living in Ireland are satisfied with the general cost of living, compared with the global average of 47%.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy Housing

Fine Gael looks to independent TDs to survive tonight's vote of no confidence in Murphy

The government numbers are tight ahead of tonight’s motion of no confidence in the housing minister.

From TheJournal.ie People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent Off The Rails
From TheJournal.ie Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy No Confidence

Naughten says he's made no decision on how he will vote in motion of no confidence in Murphy

A motion of confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is being heard in the Dáil tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals Ballinamore

Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals

Ballinamore Community Group had held protests over the plans in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Families spend average of six months in homeless hubs, says housing charity

Families spend average of six months in homeless hubs, says housing charity

A new report from Respond found that only 8% of families supported by the charity received social housing in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home North Frederick Street

Plans to redevelop property at centre of controversial 'Take Back the City' eviction into new home

Activists were controversially evicted from the property in September last year.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home Dublin

Plans for 500 build-to-rent apartments at Liam Cosgrave's former home

An archaeological discovery of “medium-high” significance was made at the Knocklyon site earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues O'Devaney Gardens

O'Devaney Gardens: Fresh plans in doubt as Minister raises concerns over funding and legal issues

Bartra has been contracted to build 768 houses and apartments on the site.

From TheJournal.ie Criticism of Fine Gael housing record is 'ideological', says Varadkar Affordable Housing

Criticism of Fine Gael housing record is 'ideological', says Varadkar

Varadkar was in Cork today ahead of the by-election in the city at the end of the month.

From TheJournal.ie 'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400 Rent Freeze

'Young people are being failed': Calls for rent freeze as average monthly rent reaches over €1,400

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil hit out at Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties Liberties

UK company outlines plans for new hotel and co-living development in Dublin's Liberties

The proposed development would see 69 new co-living units situated in Dublin 8.

From TheJournal.ie Government-backed finance agency approves funding for development of over 500 new homes HBFI

Government-backed finance agency approves funding for development of over 500 new homes

Home Building Finance Ireland announced it has approved over €100m in funding since the start of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Plans lodged for state's first integrated housing scheme for older people at St Michael's Estate Dublin

Plans lodged for state's first integrated housing scheme for older people at St Michael's Estate

The housing will be the first of more than 500 new units built at the Inchicore estate.

From TheJournal.ie 'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month Homelessness

'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month

10,397 people were in emergency accommodation in Ireland in September.

From TheJournal.ie Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock Potential Breakthrough

Developer set to offer up 'cost-rental' housing at O'Devaney site in bid to break planning deadlock Exclusive

The plans could pave the way for councillors to agree to a new housing development on the site

From TheJournal.ie Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas Housing

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas

“Bringing a vacant home back into use can change people’s lives for the better.”

From TheJournal.ie Seven-storey co-living development in Rathmines appealed after council rejects planning permission An Bord Pleanála

Seven-storey co-living development in Rathmines appealed after council rejects planning permission

Dublin City Council said the proposals would provide a “poor standard of residential accommodation”.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

Plans for more than 650 apartments to be built beside St Anne's Park in Dublin

The developer’s inital plan for the area was rejected last year after opposition from local residents.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street' Homelessness

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'

A photo posted on online in recent days shows a boy eating his dinner from a piece of cardboard on the street.

From TheJournal.ie High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps' Seville Place

High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps'

Dublin City Council inspections had revealed that the three properties are in very poor repair.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims Tom Dunne

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets' Cork

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

From TheJournal.ie Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit Housing

Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit

New CSO figures for August show that property price growth is continuing to slow.

From TheJournal.ie Government's Budget plans won't do enough to solve housing crisis, expert warns Budget 2020

Government's Budget plans won't do enough to solve housing crisis, expert warns

The government announced it would support the delivery of over 11,000 new social homes next year.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents Budget 2020

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

From TheJournal.ie Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council Dublin

Decision on development of O'Devaney Gardens site postponed by Dublin City Council

Proposals to construct 800 housing units were set to be voted on by Dublin City councillors this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'I support building houses': Fine Gael TD stands over concerns about 366 new homes in his constituency Kildare

'I support building houses': Fine Gael TD stands over concerns about 366 new homes in his constituency

Bernard Durkan was among 61 people to make an observation about the new scheme.

From TheJournal.ie One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion Hidden Homelessness

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion

That’s according to a new survey published by the Simon Communities of Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction Housing

RTB orders landlord to pay €13,000 to family after illegal eviction

The couple and their three children became homeless after the eviction.

From TheJournal.ie 'Overlooked': Calls for 'housing crisis' among disabled people to be addressed in Budget Independent Living

'Overlooked': Calls for 'housing crisis' among disabled people to be addressed in Budget

Advocates say people with disabilities have been facing a housing crisis of their own.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of single men stuck in perpetual homelessness with 'nowhere to go' Housing Crisis

Thousands of single men stuck in perpetual homelessness with 'nowhere to go'

Depaul has pointed out that single people remain the biggest cohort and are likely to remain homeless for longer periods.

From TheJournal.ie Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin Property Ladder

Average asking price for newly listed homes is €269k nationally and €376k in Dublin

That’s according to property website MyHome.ie’s latest house price report.

From TheJournal.ie Public asked to 'express interest' in 500 affordable homes planned for south Dublin Affordable Housing

Public asked to 'express interest' in 500 affordable homes planned for south Dublin

South County Dublin Council aims to build up to 4,500 homes across south Dublin over the coming years.

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