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44 new social housing units on the way in north Dublin
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44 new social housing units on the way in north Dublin

Nov 16th 2015, 5:46 PM 18,691 Views 77 Comments

The houses are located in Waterville, near Blanchardstown, and apparently “embrace the latest energy efficient technologies”.

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?
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Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

Nov 13th 2015, 9:29 AM 23,768 Views 187 Comments

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

Have only 20 council houses been built this year?
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Have only 20 council houses been built this year?

Nov 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,396 Views 44 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has cited Department of Environment figures which make for shocking reading. But what’s the truth?

Mother-of-two fears she will be kicked out of council home after partner's death
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# Wexford

Mother-of-two fears she will be kicked out of council home after partner's death

Nov 11th 2015, 2:13 PM 19,057 Views 53 Comments

Clare Malone’s partner passed away in September, but she is unable to stay in the council house.

Ruth Coppinger and her supporters have ended their occupation of a show-home
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Ruth Coppinger and her supporters have ended their occupation of a show-home

Oct 7th 2015, 3:42 PM 16,221 Views 147 Comments

An injunction action was taken by developer Hansfield Investments.

Judge orders Ruth Coppinger and fellow protesters to end house 'occupation'
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Judge orders Ruth Coppinger and fellow protesters to end house 'occupation'

Sep 23rd 2015, 5:49 PM 29,174 Views 135 Comments

The TD said the group involved in the protest were happy to have brought attention to the issue.

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought
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# Waiting List

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought

Sep 7th 2015, 5:46 PM 22,539 Views 72 Comments

Figures released by Fianna Fáil show the social housing waiting list stands at 130,000 and not the 89,000 the government claims.

Peter McVerry says he'd be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly
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Peter McVerry says he'd be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly

May 5th 2015, 5:35 PM 29,493 Views 155 Comments

The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
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# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 24th 2015, 12:57 PM 7,930 Views 0 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Ireland is facing a human rights case over the awful state of social housing here
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# Horrible

Ireland is facing a human rights case over the awful state of social housing here

Mar 24th 2015, 10:55 AM 17,899 Views 107 Comments

The state has until 28 May to respond to a complaint made to the EU

Joan Burton thinks concerns about water meters are ‘a total ball of smoke’
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# So There

Joan Burton thinks concerns about water meters are ‘a total ball of smoke’

Jan 15th 2015, 1:04 PM 8,974 Views 86 Comments

There was a lot of finger-wagging and eye-rolling at Leaders’ Questions today.

Alan Kelly cancelled a meeting with councillors about homelessness because of water charges
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Alan Kelly cancelled a meeting with councillors about homelessness because of water charges

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 13,996 Views 73 Comments

The Environment Minister had been due to meet with a cross-party group of Dublin city councillors last Wednesday.

'Somebody dying on the street outside the Dáil is not acceptable'
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# State Of The Nation

'Somebody dying on the street outside the Dáil is not acceptable'

Dec 2nd 2014, 9:01 AM 8,371 Views 51 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they'll lose their home
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A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they'll lose their home

Dec 1st 2014, 7:52 AM 9,011 Views 55 Comments

A large proportion of the population want to start their own households but cannot afford to.

Here's a breakdown of how many people get rent supplement - county by county
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Here's a breakdown of how many people get rent supplement - county by county

Nov 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 16,847 Views 29 Comments

The number of recipients has dropped by 15,000 since 2012.

Here's how the Government plans to solve the housing crisis
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# No Place Like Home

Here's how the Government plans to solve the housing crisis

Nov 26th 2014, 6:50 PM 24,457 Views 119 Comments

Its social housing strategy for the next six years includes 35,000 new housing units.

Dublin City Council accepts developer money instead of social housing
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Dublin City Council accepts developer money instead of social housing

Nov 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,750 Views 21 Comments

Just three Dublin developments in the last year included social housing.

Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing
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Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing

Nov 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,986 Views 38 Comments

Under the law, a developer can pay a levy in lieu of building social housing.

Council decides to take developer's money instead of social housing
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# Ballymun

Council decides to take developer's money instead of social housing

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 13,897 Views 42 Comments

A number of councillors in the area have criticised the move but one said he would support the decision – so long as that money is used by the council for social housing.

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers
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# NO MORE PRIORY HALLS

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:43 AM 9,190 Views 75 Comments

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

If all goes to plan, Nama will be no more in four years
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# Full Circle

If all goes to plan, Nama will be no more in four years

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:05 AM 8,609 Views 32 Comments

The State’s bad bank is aiming to wind up ahead of schedule.

Nessa Childers says the legal, er, 'situation' between her and Phil Hogan is over
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# That's That Then

Nessa Childers says the legal, er, 'situation' between her and Phil Hogan is over

Oct 21st 2014, 5:37 PM 9,768 Views 16 Comments

Hogan sent legal letters to the MEP last month.

Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing
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# New Gaffs

Four years, 10,000 units: Here's how the Government plans to boost social housing

Oct 15th 2014, 7:40 AM 4,892 Views 11 Comments

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

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There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

Oct 14th 2014, 3:43 PM 3,593 Views 29 Comments

Brendan Howlin says it will deliver 6,700 units.

Opinion: A lack of vision has failed people at all levels of our housing system
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Opinion: A lack of vision has failed people at all levels of our housing system

Oct 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 47 Views 10 Comments

There are now 90,000 households on social housing waiting lists in Ireland, thanks to an over-reliance on schemes that are cut as soon as the economy falters.

Should €400m in cash from water charges be spent on more social housing?
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# Water Charges

Should €400m in cash from water charges be spent on more social housing?

Oct 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,610 Views 90 Comments

The government should invest the money in homes, not hand it back in tax cuts, ESRI says.

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan
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Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:15 AM 13,791 Views 64 Comments

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

New social housing plan would force developers to 'use it or lose it'
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# If You Don't Build It...

New social housing plan would force developers to 'use it or lose it'

Oct 2nd 2014, 11:43 AM 9,370 Views 39 Comments

And fine them for leaving property vacant.

24 families to be housed in Cork ghost estate
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24 families to be housed in Cork ghost estate

Sep 29th 2014, 1:10 PM 21,202 Views 68 Comments

The homes in Bandon are a mix of two, three and four-bedroom houses with gardens.

Opinion: How do we bring the issue of social housing from 'political priority' to concrete action?
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Opinion: How do we bring the issue of social housing from 'political priority' to concrete action?

Sep 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 26 Views 19 Comments

We need an increased supply of new social housing whose future is not as heavily dependent on private market interests.

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead
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# Careful Now

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead

Sep 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,341 Views 34 Comments

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way
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# Housing Stock

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way

Sep 17th 2014, 4:09 PM 12,531 Views 51 Comments

Alan Kelly wants the plan to be before the government within the next few weeks.

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor
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# Thornton Heights

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

Sep 9th 2014, 6:59 PM 20,254 Views 32 Comments

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

READ: Nessa Childers' attack on Phil Hogan over social housing
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READ: Nessa Childers' attack on Phil Hogan over social housing

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:26 PM 10,606 Views 67 Comments

She said Hogan’s appointment in Europe would be “a step backwards for equality.”

House prices in the Irish market are still undervalued, says ESRI
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# Gaffs

House prices in the Irish market are still undervalued, says ESRI

Aug 7th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,103 Views 59 Comments

The research finds that there is no sign of a ‘bubble’ in the domestic market.

SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages
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# Was It For This

SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages

Aug 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 4,994 Views 36 Comments

Commemoration will “ring hollow” if Irish citizens still “languishing on housing lists”.

There's enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes
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There's enough land zoned for housing to build 500,000 new homes

Jul 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,368 Views 18 Comments

The Government says that “proper management of all State land is critical”.

Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%
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# Housing Crisis

Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%

Jul 29th 2014, 5:48 PM 9,937 Views 44 Comments

Despite 790 housing units available for Dublin social housing, just 171 have been transferred to the council.

Is 'Part V' a boom-time housing tax, or the answer to social housing waiting lists?
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# Action

Is 'Part V' a boom-time housing tax, or the answer to social housing waiting lists?

Jul 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 11,310 Views 21 Comments

This sector of the Planning and Development requires developers to set aside a set percentage

Burton's social housing promises 'can't be more spin'
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# Homelessness

Burton's social housing promises 'can't be more spin'

Jul 7th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,396 Views 26 Comments

The new Labour leader is being asked to scrap the Home Assistance Payment.