Housing bodies will “inevitably” provide less social housing in the coming years File photograph: Alan Betson

Housing bodies will “inevitably” provide less social housing in the coming years because of a decision to put the sector on the Government’s balance s(...)

Minister for Housing  Damien English and chief executive Dr Donal McManus  at the launch of The Irish Council for Social Housing’s Annual Report. Photograph: Fran Veale

Minister of State for Housing Damien English has agreed to spend a night in a homeless shelter, having been challenged to do so by a teenager. The 1(...)

Green Party leader  Eamon Ryan said: ‘We want certain things to be in public ownership and social housing should be in public ownership for use forever and a day for the people of Ireland.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government is using the same approach in its housing leasing scheme as in the national broadband plan by allowing private developers to own the as(...)

Ireland’s housing association sector provided 3,219 social homes in 2018. Stock photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The chief executive of the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) is calling on the Land Development Agency to provide more land to housing associati(...)

Ireland’s housing association sector, or approved housing bodies (AHBs), provided 3,219 social homes in 2018.

Almost 40 per cent of social houses built in the Republic last year were constructed by non-governmental organisations (NGOs), according to a new repo(...)

 Chief executive of the Irish Council for Social Housing  Donal McManus. “Housing associations are agile, innovative, more single-purpose organisations than local authorities” ,

Housing associations – voluntary or charitable housing bodies – have been operating in Ireland since the 1890s, yet up to the 1990s they were small fr(...)

The number of adults classified as homeless fell from 6,052 in February to 6,035 in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy will be called before an Oireachtas committee to explain a proposal to remove another 200 people from the monthly h(...)

Charlemont Street Regeneration Project: 79 social housing units were constructed. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy says he will “study the full text” of a decision by the European statistics agency, Eurostat, to reclassify volunta(...)

More than 2,000 repossessed homes have been offered by banks to the Housing Agency for social housing under a new scheme. File photograph: iStock

More than 2,000 repossessed homes have been offered by banks to the Housing Agency for social housing under a new scheme, but just 163 have been made (...)

Under the Rebuilding Ireland programme the large housing associations  are expected to build up to 15,000 houses by 2021.

The Irish Council for Social Housing has warned that the decision to reclassify large housing associations as bodies controlled by the Government coul(...)

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