Housing Agency

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John McGuinness TD: his proposal comes amid growing concerns that large-scale repossessions by vulture funds will lead to the next wave of homelessness. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A “friendly vulture fund”, which would buy distressed loans from home-owners and enable them stay in their homes, should be set up by the Government, (...)

‘This isn’t politicians making designations to be popular or to try and bring home good news to their areas,’   Simon Coveney said.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Rent pressure zones are due to be extended to Galway, parts of Meath, Kildare and Wicklow as Minister for Housing Simon Coveney announces details of u(...)

Nama has 25 ghost estates remaining in its portfolio. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nama expects to “resolve” the remaining 25 ghost housing estates in its portfolio by the close of this year. In a year-end review published Thursday(...)

Richie Boucher, Bank of Ireland chief executive, who will appear before the Oireachtas finance committee on Thursday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bank of Ireland has told the Oireachtas finance committee that it would utilise any extra lending capacity if the current rules on mortgage lending w(...)

Students  Katie McLoughlin, Aoife Mulligan and Adrian Lupu at the launch of a new day hospital service for mental health patients at Highfield Healthcare in north Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Advances in domestic technology and the use of natural light to improve moods are among unprecedented new home design guidelines for people living wi(...)

The upside of downsizing: Jim and Lilian Coffey at their home in Dalkey, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Jim and Lilian Coffey decided about a year and a half ago to sell the home they’d lived in for 30 years in Killiney, Co Dublin. “We lived in a detache(...)

There were just over 3,600 properties available to rent nationwide on October 1st

The Republic’s rental crisis is having a “disastrous effect” on social cohesion and shows no sign of ebbing with rents in Dublin now almost 10 per cen(...)

According to the Government’s Housing Agency, 25,000 homes need to be built annually, about 10,000 of which are needed in Dublin. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Legislation allowing applications for large-scale housing developments to be made directly to An Bord Pleanála, bypassing local authority decision ma(...)

The vast majority of older people want to stay living in their own homes, a major new study has found.  File photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The vast majority of older people want to stay living in their own homes because they like the location rather than necessarily the home itself , a ma(...)

Caitlin and Thomas McCarthy at Spring Lane halting site in Cork city. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

A year after 10 people died in a fire at an unofficial Traveller site in Carrickmines, Dublin, the number of Traveller families living in such conditi(...)

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