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Chairman of the Housing Agency, Conor Skehan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of the State’s largest homeless charities has implored Dublin City Council to keep putting homeless families at “the front of the queue” for the a(...)

O’Devaney Gardens back in 2016: Most of the 109 complexes to be worked on  do not meet building standards of accessibility, fire safety and building quality. Many had mould, condensation and sewerage problems. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

More than 6,000 units of Dublin city’s oldest and most dilapidated flat complexes are to be redeveloped under a 15-year plan to raise social housing s(...)

 Conor Skehan, the chair of the Housing Agency. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has tabled an emergency motion for next week’s meeting of Dublin City Council calling for the immediate appointment of a new chair of the Ho(...)

Eoghan Murphy: he has summoned the chief executives of all 31 local authorities along with their housing department personnel to an emergency summit on homelessness in the Custom House on Friday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has been castigated by Dublin city councillors for not attending Monday night’s council meeting to discuss homeless(...)

O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin 7, one of five sites that was due to be developed by  Bernard McNamara  as part of a PPP deal with Dublin City Council. The developer backed out of the deal in 2008.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A single development consortium is to be selected to build 500 social homes at six separate locations in Dublin and surrounding counties under a publi(...)

Homes being built at Thornwood Houses at Beaumont this year. Planning permission is in place for 26,886 homes in Dublin’s four local authority areas but only 4,809 are under construction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Almost 10,000 homes are expected to be built each year in Dublin city and county under the Government’s housing action plan – a threefold increase in (...)

Threats by Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan to outsource council cleaning and maintenance services are ‘outrageous’, councillors have said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Threats by Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan to outsource council cleaning and maintenance services are “outrageous”, councillors have s(...)

A modular home: the sample houses are prefabricated and can be assembled within days. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Plans to install up to 250 modular houses on vacant sites in Dublin for homeless families living in hotels are to be backed by city and county counci(...)

Councillors in Dublin have reacted angrily after two children were caught up in unrelated shooting incidents over the weekend.An 11-year-old boy was (...)