Social housing body says state land urgently needed to 'maximise' development capacity

The ICSH has called for the immediate publication of the bill to establish the Land Development Agency launched by the Government last September to develop state lands for housing development and regeneration.

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Social house ban if accepted offer later rejected

Social housing applicants who succeeded in securing homes later turned down Cork County Council offers on a number of grounds, including not being close to schools, public transport, and other amenities.

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Minister hails social housing increase

The Government has announced that more than 8,400 social housing units were built, repaired or made available last year. The figure met just over half of new demands on council housing lists, however.

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Social media in court: your tweets could be used as evidence against you

As we increasingly use social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp to communicate with each other, many of us are unaware of the ways in which our posts might later resurface – and get us into trouble with the law, write Nicola Antoniou and Eleanor Scarlett.

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Families pitted against each other for social housing, says council deputy

The Deputy Chief Executive of Dublin City Council has admitted low-income families are being pitted against each for social housing

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Strict social housing targets set for local authorities

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy says they’d discussed vacant housing and think it’s not the answer.

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Ireland’s social contract is broken and an alternative is now required: Social Justice Ireland

Ireland’s social contract is broken and the legitimate expectations of citizens are not being met, according to the Social Justice Ireland group.

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Sinn Féin: Refurbish social housing instead of building modular homes

Sinn Féin says empty social housing units should be refurbished, instead of building new modular homes.

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Numbers on social housing lists 45% higher than thought: FF

New figures show the number of people on social housing lists nationwide is 45% higher than previously claimed.

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New €312m housing plan criticised as 'insignificant'

The Government's new housing plan has been criticised by social campaigners and the Opposition.

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€312m allocated for new social housing plan

Every local authority in the country is set to benefit from a new €312m social housing plan.

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