The return on lending for credit unions won’t be significant, but it will offer another stream of business. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Credit unions around the country look set to finally start lending for social housing, after years of lobbying and discussion. Such a move would ramp (...)

The new developments are to be spread across Dublin, the greater Dublin area and Cork. Photograph: iStock

Some 390 cost rental homes, which will be available to rent at least 25 per cent below open market value, have been approved in principle for developm(...)

State assistance in securing financing will mean that AHB landlords can set lower cost-covering rents for cost rental tenants. File photograph

A new funding model to provide 350 homes by the end of next year, which will be available to rent for a minimum of 25 per cent below open market value(...)

The Co-operative Housing Ireland estate at Brookhill, Carrigaline, Cork

The acquisition of so-called turn-key properties bought directly from private developers for social housing tenants is key to solving the State’s hous(...)

Dublin city councillors gave a strong mandate to council management on Monday night to drop plans for private sector development of public lands. File image: iStock.

Dublin city councillors gave a strong mandate to council management on Monday night to drop plans for private sector development of public lands. The(...)

Seán Canney. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The Government has been criticised as being “no better than the banks” as a mortgage scheme for first-time buyers pulls loan offers to borrowers whose(...)

The council had planned to cover the cost of the project by selling smaller depot sites.

Dublin city councillors have approved €34 million in borrowing to fund the construction of a facility in Ballymun for outdoor staff and equipment, fol(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin city councillors will on Monday night be asked to approve €34 million in borrowing to fund the construction of facility in Ballymun for outdoor(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan  Murphy said 5,000 homes had been built in the first quarter of the year before sites were shut down. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Dáil has heard warnings that just 18,000 new homes could be built by the end of the year. And this despite a target of 25,000 for 2020. Fianna Fá(...)

The Department of Housing said work has focused on ensuring a simplified application process for mortgage relief for those in financial difficulties. File photograph: PA

Homeowners with mortgages from their local authority will now be able to apply for a three-month payment break due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Mi(...)

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