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(...)

Lord Mayor Christy Burke: told members he had  met people outside the chamber on the street preparing to sleep in the porches. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin City Council is planning to bring together property professionals and financiers in an attempt to find “creative 30-year solutions” to the hou(...)

Dick Brady, head of housing at Dublin City Council. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dublin needs “public housing” not just social housing, to tackle the crisis in the supply of rental accommodation, Dublin City Council’s most senior (...)

Dolphin House flat complex, Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin: flats will be amalgamated to make larger units, and the orientation of the flats, which face away from the Grand Canal, would be changed to make better use of the canal as an amenity. Photograph: David Sleator.

A €16 million regeneration of one of the largest local authority flat complexes in the State is to begin in the new year.Dolphin House, a 1950s estat(...)

Resident Caroline McNulty at Thornton Heights formally St Michael’s Estate, Inchicore. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin’s longest-planned social housing regeneration project will finally see its first residents this weekend, 16 years after its development was or(...)