Owen Keegan warned the housing committee that developing the social housing on the docklands site would be an expensive task. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council has entered negotiations with Nama over the purchase of land to accommodate up to 600 social and affordable homes at the Glass Bot(...)

Former Rehab boss Angela Kerins at the Four Courts. Oireachtas committee chairpersons have been told that in the light of the Kerins case, their role was of particular importance. Photograph: Collins Courts

Oireachtas committees have received extensive legal advice since the Angela Kerins case warning them to stay firmly within their remit and to treat wi(...)

The department of housing “has been advised that no further approvals should issue for now”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy TD, is facing calls to clarify the position of the Government-backed mortgage scheme which has allegedly been put (...)

Roof damage at the Hyde Square apartments in Kilmainham, Dublin.

The Government has been urged to take action to support property owners affected by building defects in boom-era housing developments, which have been(...)

PAC member Catherine Connolly:  “These payments are going directly to the private market that’s unsustainable, where rents are going up and up and up. Rents are absolutely unsustainable.”

More than 80,000 households would be “out on the streets” if Government took the “populist” decision to get rid of the Housing Assistance Payment (Hap(...)

The Government has been urged to rethink its housing policy in light of Brexit and “to apply more dynamic thinking” to solving the crisis.

The Government has been urged to rethink its housing policy in light of Brexit and “to apply more dynamic thinking” to solving the crisis. A report b(...)

Housing activists were removed from a Dublin city centre property that they had been occupying for  three weeks. Photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

The latest homeless figures show that almost 10,000 people are accessing State-funded emergency accommodation. While this number represents a slight d(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy had caused confusion with homelessness figures, an Oireachtas committee was told. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has “undermined confidence” in homelessness statistics by ordering the removal earlier this year of over 1,600 pe(...)

Agreement requires an  estate agent to  make suitable properties exclusively available to homeless families, which includes not advertising them on letting websites and not holding open viewings.

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) has defended its decision to offer “placement fees” of €500 to private letting agents in return for them s(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. File Photo. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Detailed information on the classification of 875 people removed from official homeless statistics will not be available until the coming weeks, Minis(...)

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