Dublin City Council’s Dick Brady cancelled the plans for 200 houses six months ago as the focus went on rough sleeping after the death of Jonathan Corrie. However, pressure has since mounted on the organisation to provide solutions for the family homelessness crisis. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council is planning to construct up to 400 prefabricated houses on vacant sites around the city as a means of tacking the escalating famil(...)

Authorities are offering three schemes to appeal to landlords to take social housing tenants.

Private landlords willing to make their properties available for social housing are being sought under a joint rental recruitment drive by the four (...)

Several city councillors have submitted questions to the city council chief executive asking how much cash has been released to date. Replies indicate no money has been forthcoming from the Department of the Environment

More than €50 million sought by Dublin City Council to house homeless people and bring empty council houses and flats back into use has yet to be paid(...)

Plans to refurbish the dilapidated O’Devaney Gardens flat complex to provide temporary accommodation for up to 400 homeless families living in hotels, have been scrapped by Dublin city councillors. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Plans to refurbish the dilapidated O’Devaney Gardens flat complex to provide temporary accommodation for up to 400 homeless families living in hotels,(...)

Almost half of all homeowners who have mortgages with the Dublin City Council are in arrears, and half of those are behind in their payments for more than 12 months

Unpaid debts on residential mortgages taken out with Dublin City Council have hit almost €15.5 million, the highest home loan arrears ever owed to th(...)

The Government last week announced a €25 million plan to tackle homelessness, including funding for additional emergency beds, a night cafe for homeless people, free transport to available hostels and a commitment to purchase a hotel under the control of Nama for an accommodation and assessment centre for homeless families. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Proposals to construct 200 prefabricated houses for homeless people on vacant sites around Dublin city have been shelved by Dublin City Council. The c(...)

Derelict site on Cork Street near junction with Ormond Street one of the derelict/vacant Dublin City Council sites in the city that remain unused. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Investors interested in building “public” homes on more than 30 hectares of vacant land are to be sought by Dublin City Council. The council is to adv(...)

Clongriffin: earmarked for further residential development. Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 1,500 “public” homes could be built by institutional investors on more than 30 hectares of vacant land in Dublin under new plans from Dublin Ci(...)

The crisis in social housing cannot be resolved easily and a permanent solution cannot be found quickly. But that is hardly an argument against provid(...)

Dick Brady, assistant chief executive and head of housing at Dublin City Council. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill Assistant chief executive and head of housing Dick Brady has also called for rent control and for a stay on banks repossessing buy-to-let homes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council is “seriously looking” at building prefabs on derelict sites to house homeless families.Assistant chief executive and head of hous(...)