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99 homes lost due to tracker controversy - Central Bank report

Homes lost due to tracker mortgage controversy Ireland - TopComHomes

99 homes lost due to tracker controversy - Central Bank report.

Banks have paid out a total of €683m in redress, compensation and costs to 40,100 customers who were affected by the "distressing" and "devastating" tracker mortgage controversy.

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19 new Rent Pressure Zones across 11 counties

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19 new Rent Pressure Zones across 11 counties.

There are 19 new locations designated as Rent Pressure Zones following a change in the criteria.

The announcement of the additional RPZs takes effect from today, following reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act.

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First-time buyers feel 'pushed out' by bulk investors

First time buyers feel pushed out by bulk investors - Topcomhomes

First-time buyers feel 'pushed out' by bulk investors.

Fianna Fáil is calling on the Government to restrict tax incentives for institutional investors in the Irish property market.

The party said so-called "cuckoo funds" have given rise to entire housing developments being snapped up, locking out first-time buyers.

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Homeless children feel shame, guilt and anger - report.

Homeless children feel shame, guilt and anger - report - Topcomhomes

Homeless children feel shame, guilt and anger - report.

The Ombudsman for Children is calling for an independent evaluation of family hubs, which are premises used to provide emergency accommodation for homeless families as an alternative to hotels and B&Bs.

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Call for regulation on short-term lets to be extended to rural towns

Call for regulation on short term lets to be extended to rural towns - Topcomhomes

Call for regulation on short-term lets to be extended to rural towns.

 Housing charity Threshold has welcomed the introduction of new regulations governing short-term lettings, but has called for them to be extended to rural towns to free up houses for people looking for longer-term housing solutions.

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Permission granted for 3,500 new homes at Dublin's Poolbeg

Permission granted for new homes at Dublin Poolbeg - Topcomhomes

Permission granted for 3,500 new homes at Dublin's Poolbeg.

 Permission has been granted for 3,500 new homes on Dublin's Poolbeg peninsula with 25% earmarked for social and affordable housing.

Local representatives have welcomed the decision by An Bord Pleanála.

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Galway City Council calls for state of emergency over housing crisis

Galway City Council calls for state of emergency over housing crisis - Topcomhomes

Galway City Council calls for state of emergency over housing crisis.

Galway City Council has called on the Government to declare a state of emergency in relation to housing.

The move comes as increasing number of people experience homelessness in the west, with a shortage of rental properties causing significant distress for many others.

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AIB to cut fixed mortgage rates and offers 10 year rate

AIB to cut fixed mortgage rates and offers 10 year rate - Topcomhomes

AIB to cut fixed mortgage rates and offers 10 year rate.

AIB is set to introduce a range of lower fixed mortgage rates, as well as a new ten year fixed rate.

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€1.1 billion spent by corporate investors on homes last year

Corporate investors spending on residential homes - Topcomhomes

€1.1 billion spent by corporate investors on homes last year.

Over €1.1 billion was spent by corporate investors on multi-unit residential schemes last year, according to a new report by property consultants Savills Ireland.

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€5m Capuchin donation to fund building of 25 homes

Capuchin day centre donation to fund building new homes - Topcomhomes

€5m Capuchin donation to fund building of 25 homes

The Capuchin Day Centre has announced it is to donate €5m for a housing initiative.

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Rent pressure zones to be strengthened - Murphy

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Rent pressure zones to be strengthened - Murphy.

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said the increase in homeless numbers is very disappointing and a number of people are at "the very blunt end of the housing difficulties".

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UN housing report a 'wake-up call' for Govt - Sinn Féin

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UN housing report a 'wake-up call' for Govt - Sinn Féin.

A UN report on housing has been called a "wake-up call" for the Government by the leader of Sinn Féin.

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HAP stopped for 650 tenants due to arrears

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HAP stopped for 650 tenants due to arrears.

Figures obtained by RTÉ News show that over 650 tenants had their Housing Assistance Payment stopped because they have fallen into arrears with their contribution to the payment.

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Call for Murphy to clarify home loan funding situation as scheme oversubscribed

Call for Eoghan Murphy to clarify home loan funding situation - Topcomhomes

Call for Murphy to clarify home loan funding situation as scheme oversubscribed

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is being called on to clarify whether a Government-backed mortgage scheme has been put on hold because it has run out of funding.

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Number of homeless reaches record high at almost 10,000

Number of homeless increase in Ireland - Topcomhomes

Number of homeless reaches record high at almost 10,000

 The number of people homeless and living in emergency accommodation across the State has reached a record high and now stands just below 10,000.

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