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The extreme overcrowding in rental accommodation was highlighted in an RTÉ Investigates programme. Photograph: RTÉ

Dublin City Council is to launch an advertising campaign in the coming weeks to encourage the public to report incidents of sub-standard accommodation(...)

Archive image from 2013 of Dolphin House flat complex in Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin. While refurbishment is under way, other sites might benefit more from new builds. Photograph: David Sleator

Some 10,000 Dublin social housing flats, almost three-quarters of the city’s stock, are in need of “significant regeneration” and should be demolished(...)

Dublin City Council has studied a model used by Lewisham Borough Council in south London which last year completed a modular apartment complex  providing 24 homes for families living in emergency accommodation

Prefabricated modular homes, which can be dismantled and reassembled at different locations, are being reconsidered for temporary accommodation for ho(...)

St Helena’s Drive, Finglas, Dublin 11. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Work has finally been completed on the first “rapid-build” homes delivered since 22 houses for homeless families were built in Ballymun in Dublin almo(...)

Plan for new council houses and apartments at Cornamona Court, Ballyfermot. Photograph: Paul Keogh Architects

A €20 million estate of more than 60 council houses and apartments is to be built by Dublin City Council in Ballyfermot, more than eight years since a(...)

Recently completed rapid-build homes in Poppintree, Ballymun, in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In a fit of excitement a year ago the Government launched its Rebuilding Ireland plan to sort out the housing and homelessness crisis, and deliver 47,(...)

Dublin City Council hopes to resell the €2 million properties it acquired to house homeless families in Clontarf once the current housing crisis has e(...)

The Peter McVerry Trust will run rooms for 11 families at a large house off the Malahide Road in the Fingal County Council area. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A former Bargaintown furniture showroom and warehouse in Coolock is to be used to provide accommodation for homeless families currently living in Dub(...)

“It’s not that nothing is being built in the city, but they’ve either been small or they’ve been student complexes.” Photograph:Alan Betson

Only two homes have been provided by developers this year for the 20,000 applicants on Dublin City Council’s housing waiting list, new figures show. (...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney set a deadline of July 1st  to end the use of hotels as emergency accommodation for homeless families.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Modular homes, built to provide temporary homes for families living in hotels, are to be used as permanent housing under new plans from Dublin City Co(...)

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