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Daniel O’Connor with his daughters, Stacy and Sophie, at their home in Tallaght after finally getting their mortgage-to-rent approval after 100 hours of negotiations. Photograph: Alan Betson

Danny O’Connor (42), a single father of three, was described as a “perfect candidate” for the mortgage-to-rent (MTR) scheme when he applied in 2015. (...)

Eoghan Murphy plans to enable distressed borrowers whose income disqualifies them for social housing, to apply for the mortgage-to-rent scheme. Photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A major expansion of the often criticised mortgage-to-rent (MTR) scheme is on the way as Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy seeks to dramatically incr(...)

Eoghan Murphy: the Minister for Housing said the Government had not yet decided how it was going to decide “what affordable is”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has declined to say what he considers an “affordable” house price to be, saying it means different things in differ(...)

 Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy (left) speaks to  Housing Agency chief executive John O’Connor and Conor Skehan, chair of the Housing Agency at the organisation’s annual conference in Croke  Park.

Older homeowners in nursing homes may soon be able to let out their properties, keeping a greater proportion of rental income, in an effort to make th(...)

Dublin City Council hopes to resell the €2 million properties it acquired to house homeless families in Clontarf once the current housing crisis has e(...)

An an open day at Exchange House National Traveller Service, Naomi Power, Winona O’Reilly and Reanna Stokes. Photograph:  Tommy Clancy

It could take several generations for the poverty and marginalisation experienced by Travellers to be fully addressed, Minister of State for Equality (...)

Former bed and breakfast: 19 and 20 St Lawrence Road, in Clontarf, are to be used to house homeless families

St Lawrence Road is arguably one of the most desirable streets in north Dublin. On each side of a dense canopy of trees, handsome red-brick Victorian (...)

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal Damien English says he “very much” supports the review of the Act. Photograph: Alan Betson

A review of whether Traveller accommodation legislation is delivering on its aims is set be announced, almost 20 years after it was enacted. The 199(...)

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Parental leave Irish workers could gain the right to four months of paid parental leave for the first time under a proposal from Brussels that aims t(...)

Toni Russell with her son Cullen (4) at their apartment in south Dublin, where  Ms Russell’s other son Kane (8) also lives. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

After 18 months in emergency homeless accommodation, Toni Russell (28) and her two children have just been placed in temporary housing in south Dublin(...)

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