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“The risk of homelessness becomes real once the emergency period ends.” Photograph: Reuters

Housing charity Threshold has warned of a “swell” in tenants facing eviction notices after the coronavirus crisis on the back of mounting rent arrears(...)

Dermot Desmond was contacted by the Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Mid-West after his article on the housing crisis was published in The Irish Times on Saturday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Billionaire financier Dermot Desmond and Sinn Féin’s housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin have discussed the housing crisis following the investor’s analysi(...)

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin  at the Beacon South Quarter in Dublin. ‘People are fearful of their complex being named and their house values dropping as a result.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin is standing outside the gates of Beacon South Quarter, but is unable to knock on the doors of more than 800(...)

An Irish Times investigation, which began in December 2018, has uncovered building defects in 33 developments across Ireland. File Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin has tabled a Bill in the Dáil which seeks to establish a redress board for people affected by Celtic Tiger building defects. The Bill aims (...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy during a housing summit in the Custom House with Minister of State Damien English and Chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee Maria Bailey. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has again said it will not set up a redress scheme to assist the owners of Celtic Tiger-era apartments who face bills to repair buildin(...)

Eureka secondary school in Kells which was under construction as part of the PPP programme that was jointly funded by the now bankrupt Carillion. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Office and infrastructure building costs are heading for highs reached ahead of the financial crash 11 years ago, figures published on Tuesday show. (...)

RTÉ managing director of news and current affairs Jon Williams and presenter Claire Byrne leave the Four Courts on Friday. Photograph: Collins Courts

RTÉ presenter Claire Byrne told the High Court she thought a former minister of State “had gone doolally” on her radio programme. Ms Byrne said she t(...)

Mary Lou McDonald is poised to be appointed Sinn Féin president after two of the main contenders confirmed they would not take part in a contest. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mary Lou McDonald is poised to be appointed Sinn Féin president after two of the main contenders confirmed they would not take part in a contest. Fina(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: “All of our housebuilding targets and our social housing support targets are looking like we will exceed our numbers for this year, and we are more ambitious again for next year.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The homelessness crisis is likely to get worse before it gets better, the Minister for Housing has admitted. Eoghan Murphy has been strongly criticis(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is expected to seek Cabinet support not to oppose a private members motion from Sinn Féin seeking a National Car Test-style inspection system for rental properties. Photograph: Colin Keegan

Landlords would face significant financial penalties if found to be renting out substandard accommodation under new proposals to be considered by the (...)

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