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A worker cleans  seats in St Stephen’s Green in Dublin city centre. Photoraph: Tom Honan

A strategy to ensure services for Dublin city’s most in need – including older people, children at risk, vulnerable families and homeless people – con(...)

Brendan Kenny, Dublin City Council’s head of housing, said the local authority does not plan to build the proposed homes itself, but will use instead approved housing bodies to provide the social housing element. Photograph: Alan Betson

The construction of more than 700 social homes on local authority sites across Dublin will take up to a decade if councillors block land sales to hous(...)

The three southside sites are in Rathmines (100 homes), and the Liberties (120) and Tenters (3) in Dublin 8. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

At least 745 social homes are to be built on nine sites across Dublin currently used as bases for council staff, vehicles and equipment. More than 20(...)

Dublin City Council is to take control of Berkeley Street’s James McSweeney House from housing association Cabhru, following controversy over operations. Image: Google Street View

The recently resigned chief executive of a Dublin housing charity was living with a family member in a social housing flat complex intended for senior(...)

Cabhru requires the title of council-owned lands on Berkeley Road near the Mater hospital for the long-planned redevelopment of one of its senior citizens housing complexes, James McSweeney House (above). File photograph: Google Street View

The activities of one of Dublin’s most prominent senior citizens housing organisations have come under scrutiny following the resignation of its chief(...)

Dublin City Council said it would not go ahead  with the planned transfer of lands for the redevelopment of James McSweeney House, a senior citizens’ complex on Berkeley Street, to Cabhru Housing Association Services,  until recently known as the Catholic Housing Aid Society (Chas). File photograph: Google Street View

A well-known housing charity, which provides homes for senior citizens in Dublin, is under investigation by Dublin City Council amid claims against th(...)

Independent councillors claim a vote to facilitate the regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin 7 never took place. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Dublin businesses face a rates increase of 5 per cent in 2020, one of the largest rates hikes ever imposed by the city council, if the Government does(...)

Dublin City Council yesterday approved the regeneration plans for O’Devaney Gardens. Photograph: Tom Honan

After much wrangling and posturing, Dublin city councillors have finally agreed a deal to allow Bartra Capital to go ahead with the regeneration of O’(...)

O’Devaney Gardens was once one of Dublin city’s most troubled social housing estates. Photograph: Eric Luke

The regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens, once one of Dublin city’s most troubled social housing estates, is to go ahead after Dublin City Councillors ra(...)

Developer Andrew Gillick  has offered a complex of 471 apartments at the site of the former Chivers factory in Coolock to the State for social housing.

Plans for almost 500 apartments in blocks nine storeys tall in north Dublin that could be used for social housing have been described as “greedy” and (...)

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