Commercial rates, the local property tax and car parking costs will remain unchanged in the Cork City Council area next year. Image: Google Street View.

Commercial rates, the local property tax and car parking costs will remain unchanged in the Cork City Council area next year despite a 4.75 per cent i(...)

It is understood senior figures have discussed setting up a new housing corporation to act as a developer of State-funded homes. Similar to the model of Irish Water, it would take powers off local authorities. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The Government is considering establishing a new semi-State company to drive house building across the country in an effort to solve the housing crisi(...)

President of the German Constitutional Court  Andreas Vosskuhle: court has asked the European Court of Justice for an expedited ruling on whether the ECB crisis-era asset purchase programme, worth over €2.3 trillion, broke the bank’s own ban on financing governments.  Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The campaign of Germany’s far-right Alternative für Deutschland against European Central Bank bond-buying got a shot in the arm on Tuesday with a refe(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy and Gene Clayton of the Iveagh Trust with  Ann Uzell who has downsized to a new one-bed apartment at Annamore Court in Ballyfermot. Photograph: Alan Betson

The new Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, is “looking at everything” his predecessor Simon Coveney planned to tackle the housing and homelessness c(...)

It is understood that David Hall, above, is being advised by accounting firm Grant Thornton and that it has had extensive engagement with the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney and his officials. Photograph: Alan Betson

A scheme that would involve purchasing the houses of people who are deep in arrears with their mortgages while allowing the owners to stay in their ho(...)

Maynooth University in Maynooth, Kildare, which has been included on the 4 per cent rent cap list.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Maynooth in Co Kildare and Cobh in Co Cork have been added to the growing list of residential areas where rent increases are capped by law. Minister(...)

In addition to providing 1,400 new homes, the €405m loan will be used to retrofit and refurbish 700 existing homes

More than 1,400 social houses and apartments are to be be built using a €200 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) matched by €205 mill(...)

UCD campus in Belfield: the university has increased its rents by 7 per cent this year.  Photograph: Frank Miller

University College Dublin, the State’s largest university, plans to spend more than €300 million to build on-campus accommodation for 3,000 more stud(...)

Local authorities  supplied 9,000 housing units last year and  9,000 are at an advanced stage. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The voluntary housing sector has called for Government action to cut the time it takes to complete developments. Planning procedures, potential leg(...)

David Kinsman: whose Galway home was provided by the Clúid housing agency. He worked in construction “in a situation where I couldn’t save for a mortgage”. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Like many people who become homeless, David Kinsman (53) thought it would never happen to him. Kinsman, from Ballaghaderreen in Co Roscommon, had a t(...)

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