Housing Agency is told target of premises to be repaired was reduced to 242 from 285 in 2022
Scheme for those affected by mica and defective blocks could cost State more than €3.65bn
Can we compile a list of who built the crappy apartments so we might consult it when considering future buildings?
Many boom-time builders and developers grew rich on the back of tens of thousands of shoddy and dangerous apartments. Should we not identify these people?
Leaking windows, mouldy walls and poor insulation: The grim stories of Ireland’s defective apartments
Niamh Towey led an investigation into the scale of shoddy building practices during the Celtic Tiger era and heard the grim stories of many owners
Concerns about proposal in plan to repay property owners who have already paid remediation costs
Full cost of repairs to between 62,500 and 100,000 properties is to be covered by the State
Defective apartments: State to fund repairs for as many as 100,000 Celtic Tiger-era homes under Cabinet plans
Cost to the exchequer is estimated to be between €1.5 billion and €2.5 billion
Coalition is preparing to sign off on a plan to address defects in up to 100,000 apartments
Darragh O’Brien wants the State to fund the works, which could cost up to €2.5 billion
An estimated 92,000 apartments built during boom could be affected by legacy defects
‘This isn’t just the developers who are doing wrong – this is the Government, too’
Politicians seldom get past gates of apartment complexes to discuss defects issues
Damien English told to ‘get your head out of the sand’ and help homeowners fix defects
Defects in new buildings can leave owners in huge debt, with little legal recourse
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