Housing Agency

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‘Ireland has always had a propensity to institutionalise people who present difficulties or do not fit neatly into categories. That propensity is just applied to different categories of people today.’  Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The phrase “wasted lives” haunts us with its echoes of irrevocable losses and unused talents. The concept has been in the news this week in the contex(...)

Minister for Equality and Integration Roderic O’Gorman: ‘I am very conscious that we can’t allow certain groups that might want to portray this as some sort of promotion of one category of person seeking housing against another.’ File photograph: Keith Arkins Media

Asylum seekers provided with own-door accommodation in the community will not be taking housing that could go to households waiting many years for soc(...)

It is expected that as many as 8,000 families a year might buy homes on the shared-equity scheme in the first two years. Photograph: Alan Betson

It is one of the curious things about life in Ireland that property developers and the construction industry here openly tell us that it’s just not fi(...)

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien said the shared-equity scheme would support “hard-pressed first-time buyers to purchase homes in private developments”. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The Government was warned that its new shared-equity loan scheme could end up inflating house prices ahead of the budget last year where the sche(...)

An artist’s impression of the development. The 4.1-hectare vacant site in Naas, Co Kildare will provide 221 homes, subject to planning approval.

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has submitted a planning application to An Bord Pleanála for 221 homes on the lands of the former Devoy Barracks in(...)

Ciara Holland, a member of the Construction Defects Alliance who had to pay €16,250 to fix fire safety issues  at her Dublin home, will be participating in the first meeting of a group established to consider the issue of defective housing.

A working group set up to examine the issue of defective housing is to examine fire safety and structural safety defects in apartments and duplexes bu(...)

Figures show housing plan “overly skewed” to private sector, says Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin. File photograph: Irish Times

Delivery of social housing fell more than a third short of target last year, while housing delivery overall fell by just 20 per cent, despite some soc(...)

If old age is always 15 years older than you are, then you have time to plan. Photograph: iStock

The number of people in Ireland aged 65 and over will reach one million in the next decade. Compared to first-time buyers, their housing needs rarely (...)

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman at the publication of the White Paper on direction provision at the Department of Health in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The expertise of the Housing Agency will be “crucial” in developing a new accommodation system for asylum seekers to replace direct provision, the Min(...)

The EU procurement process accounted for half of the delay, with waiting for approval from the Department of Housing adding to the pre-construction time lag. Photograph: iStock

Dublin City Council faces waiting times of up to six years before it can start construction of housing on its own sites, according to the council’s ch(...)

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