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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(...)

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(...)

Four-storey modular apartments in Lewisham, London. Dublin City Council has plans to construct ‘close to 1,000 rapid-build apartments’ for social housing at different locations throughout the city.

Builders have been given less than a month to tender for a contract worth up to almost €1 billion to construct factory-built apartments to help resolv(...)

 The  former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott Street in  Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

A proposal to stop the sale of the former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott Street in Dublin to a Japanese hotel chain will be put to Dublin city co(...)

No homeless family will have to move outside Dublin during the Pope’s visit, the chief executive of Dublin City Council has said. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

No homeless family will have to move outside Dublin during the Pope’s visit, the chief executive of Dublin City Council has said. “We don’t think an(...)

“Intensive lobbying has been conducted at national and local level in favour of rezoning run-down, city-based industrial estates.” File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The rezoning of industrial brownfield sites in Dublin City may not produce an immediate flush of affordable homes or buy-to-let, high-rise apartments.(...)

Dublin city is  facing a shortage of residentially zoned land within four years. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Proposals to rezone for housing large tracts of Dublin’s industrial estates have been welcomed by private and social housing providers and business g(...)

Dublin city’s industrial estates could be replaced by thousands of homes under large-scale rezoning plans. File photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin city’s industrial estates could be replaced by thousands of homes under large-scale mass rezoning plans from Dublin City Council to tackle the (...)

 That vacant property site on Fishamble street had been earmarked by the council for a pilot owner-designed and built apartment scheme. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Prefabricated “rapid delivery” apartments planned for a Dublin City Council-owned site on Fishamble Street will not be reserved for homeless families (...)

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