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

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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

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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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Minister defends €400m spend on HAP scheme.

Minister defends4 400m spend on HAP scheme

Minister defends €400m spend on HAP scheme.

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has defended the spending of €400m on the Housing Assistance Payment, saying it is needed to keep people out of emergency accommodation "or worse".

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New State lender for small developers launched

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New State lender for small developers launched.

A new State lender for small and medium sized builders and developers has opened for business today.

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Planning system in need of significant reform - Ibec

Planning system in need of significant reform - Ibec

Planning system in need of significant reform - Ibec

The organisation representing employers has called for significant reform of the planning system, including changes to the law governing Compulsory Purchase Orders.

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Property partnership to invest €1bn in rental platform

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Property partnership to invest €1bn in rental platform.

 A global private investment firm has partnered with an Irish property company and the Irish Strategic Investment Fund to build hundreds of private and social rental homes in Dublin and other major cities here.

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New housing agency could see 150,000 homes over next 20 years

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New housing agency could see 150,000 homes over next 20 years.

 The Government has launched the new Land Development Agency, which it says will co-ordinate State-owned lands for regeneration and development, and open up sites for the provision of housing.

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RTB annual report shows increasing demand for its services

RTB annual report shows increasing demand for its services

RTB annual report shows increasing demand for its services.

There was a significant increase in the number of people contacting the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) last year, according to its annual report.

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27% increase in new dwellings built in first three months of 2018 - CSO.

27% increase in new dwellings built in first three months of 2018 - CSO.

27% increase in new dwellings built in first three months of 2018 - CSO.

 

Over 3,500 new dwellings were built in the first three months of 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office, a 27% increase on the same time last year.

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Activity in construction continues to grow in April - PMI

Activity in construction continues to grow in April - PMI

Activity in construction continues to grow in April - PMI.


Construction firms increased their workforce on the back of greater workloads as activity in the sector accelerated to a three-month high in April.

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Irish housing output among lowest in Europe

Irish housing output among lowest in Europe

Irish housing output among lowest in Europe.

New data from Goodbody shows that despite rapid population growth, housing output in Ireland is among the lowest in Europe.

New figures from Goodbody show that 2,367 housing units were built during the first three months of the year.

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Central Bank fears up to 10,000 homes face repossession over mortgage arrears

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Central Bank fears up to 10,000 homes face repossession over mortgage arrears.

Research from the Central Bank shows that 44% of mortgages or just over 13,000 in long-term arrears are now more than five years past their due date.

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Rise in average rental prices slowing - report

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Rise in average rental prices slowing - report.

Average rental prices rose by 6.4% nationally over the year to the fourth quarter, according to a new report from the Residential Tenancies Board.

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Latest Data From RTB Quarterly Rent Index.

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Latest Data From RTB Quarterly Rent Index.

 Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) Q3 Rent Index shows the national standardised average rent for new tenancies was €1,056 per month; an annualised growth rate of 9.5%

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Dublin rents fall by 1.5% ( RTB )

Dublin rents fall by 1.5%  ( RTB )

Dublin rents fall by 1.5%  ( RTB )

Latest Data from RTB Quarterly Rent Index

  • Nationally private sector rents grew by 7.37% in the year from quarter 1 2016 to quarter 1 2017
  • Quarter on quarter growth appears to be moderating with an increase of less than 0.1% (down from 2.8% in the last index)
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