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Dublin City Council head of housing Brendan Kenny said the cost of building a social home on land owned by the council was an average of €300,000, Photograph: Alan Betson

A “horrendous”, onerous public procurement process is pushing up the cost of providing local authority housing, Dublin City Council deputy chief exec(...)

From left, Minister of State for Housing Damien English, Kristine Taylor, St Teresa’s Gardens resident, and Stephen Rourke,  chairman of St Teresa’s Gardens Regeneration Board. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The long-awaited construction of 54 social homes at St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin’s southwest inner city is projected to cost €26.5 million, or almost(...)

The most expensive site on the Vacant Sites Register in the city is the former Player Wills cigarette factory, valued at €23.8 million

Almost 200 sites and properties worth millions of euros are lying empty in Dublin city and county amid a housing and homeless crisis, data compiled by(...)

The former Player Wills cigarette factory, on the South Circular Road in Dublin, is valued at €23.8m. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

More than €27 million could be raised by the four Dublin local authorities in 2020 through vacant site levies on land that could be used for housing, (...)

Residents of College Gate apartments on Townsend Street. Photograph: Tom Honan

Residents of a Dublin city centre apartment block located above the preferred route of the proposed MetroLink rail line have appealed to transport chi(...)

Resident of College Gate Apartments in Townsend Street, Dublin, which is to be demolished to make space for the MetroLink rail station. Photograph: Tom Honan

Greta Tumiatti and her husband Nicola rented in the College Gate complex on Townsend Street in Dublin for nine years until they eventually saved enoug(...)

The agency “will demand” that almost a third of homes built on its sites must be affordable houses. Photograph: Alan Betson

About 30 zones in Dublin city centre, and 10 in Cork city, are to be designated as special regeneration areas within which State lands will be release(...)

A computer-generated image of the proposed Mountjoy Square Park redevelopment. Image: Dublin City Council report

Dublin City Council has proposed restoring Mountjoy Square to how it looked on opening in 1837 by re-creating the 4.4-acre park at its centre. The sq(...)

Two council sites are already being developed for a private affordable housing scheme by housing co-operative Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance. Above, the site at Ballymun, earlier this year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

More than 2,000 affordable homes, which will be available for low- and middle-income workers to buy, are to be built at 10 sites owned by Dublin City (...)

Catherine Byrne had asked councillors to come to Leinster House  ahead of a council meeting  on plans to develop cost-rental and social housing in Inchicore.

Minister of State Catherine Byrne has been snubbed by Dublin city councillors who refused to attend a meeting with her over housing plans for St Micha(...)

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