Developer Michael O’Flynn predicted a static level of housing supply in the absence of significant Government intervention. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There are “serious” viability issues for property developments outside of Dublin, a leading property developer has said. Speaking to The Irish Times,(...)

An expert group is to be set up to examine Traveller accommodation policy, Minister of State for Housing Damien English has said. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

An expert group is to be set up to examine Traveller accommodation policy, Minister of State for Housing Damien English has said. “The composition an(...)

Conference delegates heard  the Irish population is expected to grow to 6 million by 2040 with Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford increasing in size by 50 per cent which would necessitate half a million homes being built. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government expects 19,000 houses to be completed by the end of this year and a further 23,000 houses to be finished by 2018. Speaking at a Prope(...)

An unpublished Housing Agency report showing Traveller housing targets have not been met at any point since they became compulsory for local authorities in 1998 was commissioned by Minister of State at the Department of Housing Damien English. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Elected councillors and members of the settled community should no longer be consulted on the provision of Traveller accommodation, Traveller advocate(...)

The scheme is part of a series of measures Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is bringing forward as the  crisis worsens. File photograph: Frank Miller

A new mortgage-to-rent scheme, currently being finalised by the Government and expected to be launched in the coming weeks, will keep thousands of fam(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy and Minister of State for Housing Damien English speaking after the summit at the Custom House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has become the third Minister to host an emergency homelessness summit. Simon Coveney and Alan Kelly held similar (...)

University lecturers are teaching basic computing concepts which could and should be taught in primary school, says software engineer Stephanie Sheehan. Photo: iStock

Taoiseach, we have a problem. That’s something Leo Varadkar is probably hearing more and more these days, but he would do well to take a very close l(...)

Modular homes being built for social housing in Ballymun, Dublin, in 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The road to the hell of homelessness is being paved with an apparently decent intention. We have a terrible crisis of homelessness and the only soluti(...)

Minister of State for Housing Damien English: “We’ll be about a month late in reaching our target. But the target will be met.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government will be “about a month” late in meeting its targets to get homeless families living in hotels out of them, Minister of State for Housin(...)

Seanad reform has been ‘killed off’’ by the Government, Independent Senator Michael McDowell has. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Seanad reform has been “killed off’’ by the Government, Independent Senator Michael McDowell has told the House. “Government Senators have been assur(...)