Secretary general of the Department  of Public Expenditure and Law Reform Robert Watt  is among those speaking at an economics  forum in September. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Robert Watt, the secretary general of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the 42nd Dublin Ec(...)

Home ownership rates keep falling and the stock of homes for sale is growing even as housebuilding remains below estimates of  demand. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A clash is brewing between the Central Bank and the Government over the competing objectives of financial stability and home ownership. Many would arg(...)

Co-living at The Oak in London: you can  pay €1,228 a month upwards for this en suite unit  with a shared kitchen.

What are you excited about? Your summer holiday? The Uefa Champions League final this weekend? Or maybe it’s the prospect of spending upwards of €1,30(...)

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(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: “we need a coherent plan on housing otherwise jobs are going to be affected.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There was good news recently for Cork property developer Michael O’Flynn, who received permission from An Bord Pleanála to build 251 homes at a scheme(...)

‘You can have higher-density housing if you use innovative layouts. More and better design pays off in the long run.’ Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

On June 21st next, hundreds of professionals from the Irish and international property and construction sectors will gather in the Marker Hotel, Dubli(...)

The Labour party’s  housing spokeswoman Jan O’Sullivan said Fine Gael’s free market approach to the provision of homes had failed and it was time for the State to step in directly and build 80,000 homes.File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Westminster-style Brexit voting was mirrored in the Dáil when it debated the housing crisis because all amendments to a Labour party motion dealing wi(...)

Brendan Kenny, deputy chief executive of Dublin City Council, Helene Schauer, (MVD, Austria) and David Silke, Housing Agency, at a seminar on Planning and Housing for the 21st Century as part of the Vienna Model of Housing Exhibition. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What can Dublin housing experts learn from Vienna where two-thirds of the city’s inhabitants live in public housing was the question being asked at th(...)

Niall Cussen is the State’s first planning regulator. People who do not co-operate with his office will be guilty of a criminal offence. Photograph: Alan Betson

Local authorities can expect to be assessed on their planning performance every five to 10 years under a new regime from the State’s first planning re(...)

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