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A new OCO report details that children as young as five have made repeated attempts to run away from family hubs. Photograph:© Catherine MacBride 2013

Heartbreaking testimonies from children about life in family hubs, published on Thursday by the Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO), are almost iden(...)

Paddy Phelan, a 55-year-old former member of the Defence Forces vacated his three bedroom home to make it available for a family with young children. Photograph: iStock

A 55-year-old former member of the Defence Forces has spoken of his decision to vacate his three bedroom home to make it available for a family with y(...)

Housing associations Tuath and Respond plan to build 155 apartments on the Enniskerry Road. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Construction of the State’s first cost-rental housing scheme, which will provide homes near Sandyford at below-market rents, is to get under way this (...)

Liam Tilly in his Christmas jumper outside his house on Bath Avenue in Sandymount, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

Liam Tilly is not going mad for Christmas this year. He has ordered only three turkeys: one each for two of his sons, and one for himself. Each one wi(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Households that have been removed from monthly homeless figures but are still recorded as accessing homeless services are at “no risk” of entering eme(...)

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin, former minister Councillor Ciaran Cuffe and party leader Eamon Ryan pictured in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photograph: Green Party/Twitter

The Green Party has ratcheted up its criticism of the Government’s policies on climate change, ethics and sustainability at its national conference in(...)

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(...)

AIB chief executive officer Bernard Byrne:  fund will  “help accelerate the provision of much-needed social housing and a sustainable property sector.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

AIB has set aside a €100 million for a new social housing development fund, which it hopes will accelerate the supply of much-needed homes. The fund(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy TD during an inspection of 29 new rapid-build social housing units at Knocknarea Court, Drimnagh on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins 20/12/2017 Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy TD during an inspection by the Minister of 29 new rapid-build social housing units at Knocknarea Court, Drimnagh. The 29 units comprise 14 three bed and 15 four bed homes. The houses were built by Dublin City Council and Sophia has been tasked with maintaining the development and supporting residents. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) wants to reclassify the State’s largest housing agencies as public rather than private bodies in a move that could(...)

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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