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Dublin: 13°C Tuesday 11 May 2021

#Housing Crisis

# housing-crisis - Yesterday’s News

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: We should not be fooled by the latest Government spin on investor funds

21 hours ago 39,812 Views 49 Comments

In a follow-up to his housing article last week, Dr Hearne says Government is merely keen for the investment fund issue to drop from the headlines.

# housing-crisis - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Larry Donnelly: The message to Irish politicians this week was 'It's housing, stupid'

Sun 8:30 AM 17,551 Views 23 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at a return to Irish politics as we knew it this week, with housing again front and centre.

# housing-crisis - Friday 7 May, 2021

Over 1,000 people with status to remain are stuck in Direct Provision as they can't find other housing
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Over 1,000 people with status to remain are stuck in Direct Provision as they can't find other housing

Fri 6:00 AM 13,159 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Ó Broin says these people should be included in the government’s homelessness figures.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Govt accused of frustrating 'hopes and dreams' of families as it commits to action on global funds buying housing estates
# Cuckoo Funds
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# Cuckoo Funds

Govt accused of frustrating 'hopes and dreams' of families as it commits to action on global funds buying housing estates

Thu 1:05 PM 18,639 Views 49 Comments

The Housing Minister has said that proposals could be tabled as early as next week.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Prices for homes outside Dublin soar amid new pandemic-prompted working arrangements
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Prices for homes outside Dublin soar amid new pandemic-prompted working arrangements

Apr 15th 2021, 4:34 PM 33,363 Views 31 Comments

Outside Dublin, house prices were up by 4.3% and apartment prices up by 9.6%.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

House prices jumped by an average of €20,000 in the last 12 months as supply fell significantly
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

House prices jumped by an average of €20,000 in the last 12 months as supply fell significantly

Mar 31st 2021, 12:10 AM 68,893 Views 43 Comments

In Dublin, prices rose by 6.9% in the year to March 2021, but the largest increases were seen in the counties surrounding Dublin and in the other cities.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'
# Housing Crisis
From TheJournal.ie
# Housing Crisis

Phased return of construction from 12 April criticised as 'economic and societal own goal'

Mar 30th 2021, 9:06 PM 38,143 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach said that the resumption of house builds from 12 April includes home refurbishments.

# housing-crisis - Friday 26 March, 2021

Slight decrease of 75 in February homelessness figures
# Homeless
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# Homeless

Slight decrease of 75 in February homelessness figures

Mar 26th 2021, 4:03 PM 6,598 Views 11 Comments

February stats show that there are 8,238 people in emergency accommodation.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list

Mar 9th 2021, 5:35 PM 13,100 Views 25 Comments

Last year the State delivered just over 5,000 new build social homes.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban
# Housing
From TheJournal.ie
# Housing

Hundreds of tenants in rent arrears sent removal notices before Christmas despite Covid-19 eviction ban

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 30,423 Views 50 Comments

An eviction ban for those in arrears has been in place across the country since late October,

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister

Jan 27th 2021, 5:08 PM 24,551 Views 55 Comments

The lockdown will mean housing targets could be off by between 6,500 and 7,000 new homes,

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits
# Homelessness
From TheJournal.ie
# Homelessness

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits

Jan 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,134 Views 13 Comments

Homeless numbers are down but Simon Communities says the full impact of the pandemic will only be seen when restrictions are lifted permanently.

# housing-crisis - Monday 18 January, 2021

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Working from home prompts more houses being bought outside urban areas - surveyors

Jan 18th 2021, 9:47 AM 21,339 Views 27 Comments

Surveyors predict a 4% rise in house prices in Ireland in 2021.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Covid-19 eviction moratorium helped families - but did not reduce homelessness among single adults
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Covid-19 eviction moratorium helped families - but did not reduce homelessness among single adults

Dec 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 12,666 Views 8 Comments

There were 4,495 adults without child dependents classified as homeless nationally in October.

# housing-crisis - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Government expects 25,000 new homes built in 2021 - half by State or approved housing bodies
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Government expects 25,000 new homes built in 2021 - half by State or approved housing bodies

Dec 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,729 Views 17 Comments

The shutdown of the industry slowed progress this year but it is unlikely further lockdowns would stop construction.

# housing-crisis - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Covid-19 has 'dramatic effect' on government mortgage scheme for first-time buyers as drawdowns plummet
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Covid-19 has 'dramatic effect' on government mortgage scheme for first-time buyers as drawdowns plummet

Nov 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 19,899 Views 7 Comments

Approvals and drawdowns on the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme fell significantly from March onwards.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Tánaiste says homeless deaths 'fill us all with sorrow' and that 'beds were available'
# Dublin
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# Dublin

Tánaiste says homeless deaths 'fill us all with sorrow' and that 'beds were available'

Nov 26th 2020, 2:48 PM 10,261 Views 16 Comments

The bodies of two men were found in different areas of Dublin city centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Opinion: It's time for courage - Rebuilding Ireland is dysfunctional and must be replaced
# Housing
From TheJournal.ie
# Housing

Opinion: It's time for courage - Rebuilding Ireland is dysfunctional and must be replaced

Nov 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,407 Views 22 Comments

Dr Rory Hearne says the Government’s housing model is fundamentally flawed and it’s time for a complete overhaul of the system.

# housing-crisis - Monday 9 November, 2020

Rent costs rise in four of Ireland's five major cities
# Rent
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# Rent

Rent costs rise in four of Ireland's five major cities

Nov 9th 2020, 7:54 AM 45,524 Views 55 Comments

Rent prices in Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford cities have risen compared to last year.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Social housing: Government pledges €500 million to build 9,500 new units next year
# Budget 2021
From TheJournal.ie
# Budget 2021

Social housing: Government pledges €500 million to build 9,500 new units next year

Oct 13th 2020, 2:32 PM 13,581 Views 25 Comments

Michael McGrath said the State “needs to place a much greater emphasis” on directly building social and affordable housing.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Co-living developer seeks meeting with housing minister over 'sustained misinformed public commentary'
# Housing
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# Housing

Co-living developer seeks meeting with housing minister over 'sustained misinformed public commentary'

Sep 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 23,989 Views 40 Comments

The request comes as the minister carries out a review on whether co-living developments should be banned.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Another Dublin 6 co-living development labelled 'totally incompatible' in the age of Covid
# Kenilworth Motors
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# Kenilworth Motors

Another Dublin 6 co-living development labelled 'totally incompatible' in the age of Covid

Aug 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 30,607 Views 18 Comments

With a review underway into the permission for a development in Rathmines, another application for Harold’s Cross is being considered.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'

Jul 28th 2020, 3:50 PM 14,932 Views 24 Comments

Renters are more likely to work in the sectors worst hit by the pandemic.

# housing-crisis - Friday 10 July, 2020

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Eoin Ó Broin: Now is the time for the Government to borrow and invest in public housing

Jul 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,818 Views 80 Comments

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin says the new government has already reneged on its promises in relation to housing.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients
# Covid19
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# Covid19

Call for banks to reverse 'de-facto ban' on mortgage approval for wage subsidy recipients

Jun 30th 2020, 10:30 AM 14,846 Views 30 Comments

Applicants who received approval before the Covid-19 crisis have had approval pulled.

# housing-crisis - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May
# Homelessness
From TheJournal.ie
# Homelessness

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May

Jun 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 5,851 Views 10 Comments

The total number of homeless people in Ireland is currently 8,876.

# housing-crisis - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months
# Housing Crisis
From TheJournal.ie
# Housing Crisis

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Jun 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 34,126 Views 46 Comments

Charities are asking the government to take action to prevent more homelessness in the wake of the pandemic.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Not-for-profit housing associations provided 41% of social housing in 2019
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

Not-for-profit housing associations provided 41% of social housing in 2019

Jun 10th 2020, 7:01 AM 10,905 Views 18 Comments

The figures were released in the Irish Council for Social Housing’s activity report for 2019.

# housing-crisis - Monday 8 June, 2020

Rent Supplement payments rise by 33% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic
# Social Welfare
From TheJournal.ie
# Social Welfare

Rent Supplement payments rise by 33% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic

Jun 8th 2020, 4:29 PM 12,749 Views 15 Comments

The number of households on the payment has risen by 5,136 since mid-March.

# housing-crisis - Monday 25 May, 2020

Numbers on Rent Supplement payment up 20% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic
# Social Welfare
From TheJournal.ie
# Social Welfare

Numbers on Rent Supplement payment up 20% since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic

May 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,266 Views 5 Comments

Housing groups have warned that Ireland could see a rise in evictions as a result of the crisis.

# housing-crisis - Monday 18 May, 2020

'We must protect Generation Rent from the effects of the Covid-19 crisis'
# Covid-19
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid-19

'We must protect Generation Rent from the effects of the Covid-19 crisis'

May 18th 2020, 8:44 AM 19,497 Views 88 Comments

Dr Michael Byrne of UCD welcomes new measures to protect tenants but says they should not be left to pick up the pieces once the virus passes.

# housing-crisis - Friday 15 May, 2020

Under 6,000 new social houses built in 2019 as government misses target again
# Rebuilding Ireland
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# Rebuilding Ireland

Under 6,000 new social houses built in 2019 as government misses target again

May 15th 2020, 11:43 AM 15,531 Views 44 Comments

Just 5,771 new builds were delivered to the government last year.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

'It's a perfect storm': Sharp rise in Rent Supplement payments raises concerns over post-Covid crisis
# The Other Crisis
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# The Other Crisis

'It's a perfect storm': Sharp rise in Rent Supplement payments raises concerns over post-Covid crisis

May 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 30,473 Views 77 Comments

There has been a 15% increase in the number of people receiving Rent Supplement since Covid-19 restrictions began.

# housing-crisis - Friday 24 April, 2020

Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis
# Housing
From TheJournal.ie
# Housing

Number of rental properties continues to rise - but charity says former Airbnbs won't solve housing crisis

Apr 24th 2020, 10:56 PM 24,531 Views 39 Comments

A new report by the Simon Communities says new properties are out of reach of HAP customers.

# housing-crisis - Friday 3 April, 2020

House completions likely to 'dry up' as homes on sale at lowest level since 2006
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

House completions likely to 'dry up' as homes on sale at lowest level since 2006

Apr 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 54,437 Views 35 Comments

Daft.ie says that this is the first time since late 2006 that fewer than 20,000 homes have been on the market.

# housing-crisis - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic
# Frontline Lifeline
From TheJournal.ie
# Frontline Lifeline

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 1st 2020, 10:47 PM 33,398 Views 15 Comments

It’s expected that a feature allowing doctors and nurses to self-isolate outside of hospitals will be live by next week.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148
# February Figures
From TheJournal.ie
# February Figures

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148

Mar 31st 2020, 6:35 PM 12,452 Views 10 Comments

Eoghan Murphy said that his priority during the Covid-19 pandemic would be the safety of those in emergency accommodation.

# housing-crisis - Friday 27 March, 2020

Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin
# Housing
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# Housing

Opinion: Renters should not be left with a debt burden after Covid-19, writes Eoin Ó Broin

Mar 27th 2020, 6:58 AM 26,756 Views 81 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says where renters can’t pay, landlords must be guaranteed a mortgage moratorium.

# housing-crisis - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Opinion: Adult children still at home? There's no blueprint for this time
# International Women's Day 2020
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# International Women's Day 2020

Opinion: Adult children still at home? There's no blueprint for this time

Mar 8th 2020, 6:00 PM 33,441 Views 28 Comments

Like so many parents in Ireland in a difficult housing market, Ruth Deasy had to share her home with her two grown sons.

# housing-crisis - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Poll: Are you in favour of a time-limited rent freeze?
# Poll
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# Poll

Poll: Are you in favour of a time-limited rent freeze?

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:07 AM 31,009 Views 105 Comments

The constitutionality of a rent freeze has been debated for some time.

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