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The highest rate of inflation was in Cork city, where rents rose by 18% in 12 months. Rents in Galway are 13.9% higher than a year previously, while rents in Limerick have risen 15.5% in the past year. There were just over 3,600 properties available to rent nationwide on 1 August this year, compared to […]
Housing
The government is to spend over €5 billion on the development of social housing during the next five years, it has been announced. Details of the government’s new housing plan were announced by an Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Housing Minister Simon Coveney on Tuesday. ‘Rebuild Ireland’ is a new government initiative which seeks to address […]
Financial Housing
  A cross-party committee set-up by the government  to tackle the housing crisis in Ireland has published its report. Established in April, the report calls for “most ambitious social housing project in the history of the State”. Solutions highlighted for Minister for housing Simon Coveney to implement include increasing the  rent supplement rate, rapid investment
Housing
Dublin city and county councils are offering generous schemes to existing and potential landlords, in the hope that such incentives might increase the provision of social housing for lower-income tenants in the city.  The scheme would allow potential landlords to deal with the councils themselves rather than directly with tenants, and guarantee income levels (up […]
Housing
Waterford city and county council is to get two new senior staff members in an attempt to reduce the housing list. The new positions are part of 200 new appointments approved by Environmental Minister Alan Kelly for local county councils throughout the country. The move came in response to his pledge last November when he […]
Housing
Valhalla, an independent living scheme, was officially opened on Thursday 17th July by Paudie Coffey TD, Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government in the presence of the Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr Fintan Warfield. This development is a joint initiative between Clanmil Housing Association Ireland and […]