David Silke

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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(...)

David Silke, director of research at the Housing Agency with Brendan Kenny, deputy chief executive of Dublin City Council and Helene Schauer, (MVD, Austria). Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin City Council has said it “fully supports” a radical change in housing policy that would see a shift in emphasis from home ownership to cost ren(...)