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Under the Rebuilding Ireland programme the large housing associations  are expected to build up to 15,000 houses by 2021.

The Irish Council for Social Housing has warned that the decision to reclassify large housing associations as bodies controlled by the Government coul(...)

 Dolores O Brien and her five children have moved into their new home  in the Chanel Manor development in Coolock, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Two new social housing schemes, at differing stages of development by housing bodies, were announced in north Dublin on Monday. At Coldwinters in Fin(...)

Donal McManus,  chief executive of the Irish Council for Social Housing: “The expansion of the non-profit housing sector would be limited if there was a reclassification.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Government plans to provide more social housing to ease the homeless crisis could be put in jeopardy if an investigation reclassifies how the State ac(...)

The number of homeless children in all forms of emergency accommodation in Dublin during the week of July 24th-30th was 2,423.

July saw the biggest monthly increase in the number of homeless children in Dublin since January 2016, and second largest rise since the homelessness (...)

The largest hub, with 87 privately operated family rooms, will be opened at the Townhouse B&B on Gardiner Street in the city centre next month.

Another 13 “family hub” emergency accommodation centres are intended to open in Dublin this year on top of the six already operating. The 19 faciliti(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: said all 647 families in commercial hotels or B&Bs at the end of May would be contacted by the end of last month with information about their “move-on options”.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of families in Dublin who have been homeless for more than two years has doubled in the space of eight months, new figures show. Underlini(...)

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(...)

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

Almost half the homeless families currently living in hotels in Dublin are to be moved to nine “family hub” emergency accommodation centres across th(...)

 Last month, Minister for Housing Simon Coveney extended the Repair and Leasing Scheme nationally. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin property owners who avail of a Government grant to refurbish vacant housing for renting will have their properties used to accommodate homeless(...)

Flowers and messages are left near the scene of an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London. REUTERS/Neil Hall

The current bout of global terrorism came to the heart of London today in a fatal attack outside the Palace of Westminster. The symbolism is impossibl(...)

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