Housing charity Threshold – Helping get lives back on track

In the final instalment of our two-day series on housing charity Threshold, Kelly O’Brien talks to staff about standards, repairs, and getting homeless people out of shelters and into private rented accommodation.  Every day, Threshold receives calls from people who...

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CIT expert offers a way out of housing crisis

CORK’S housing crisis could be solved in three years if the state’s Housing Agency was allowed to borrow from the European Investment Bank, according to a Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) economic and social policy expert. Dr Tom O’Connor said...

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Latest: Minister to announce plans to help hard-pressed renters next month

Update 1.45pm: Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has said that he will be announcing plans to ease pressure on renters...

Monday, 14/11/16 - 1:48pm Read More

‘Housing strategy favours developers’

THE Government’s housing strategy has favoured vested interests in the private sector, instead of solving the crisis through the public...

Thursday, 03/11/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Latest: State lands must be released to housing associations ‘immediately’

Update 9.42am: The Irish Council for Social Housing has called on the Government to ensure housing associations can access sites...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 9:46am Read More

Report recommends building ‘step down’ housing units

Giving older people the option to downsize could free up six years’ supply of first-time buyer homes, according to a...

Tuesday, 11/10/16 - 7:09am Read More

‘Honour commitment to northside residents’

€200m fund to start housing projects

Just 87 units to rent in Cork city

€5.35b homes package for Ireland

Government launches Housing Action Plan