Category Archives: Housing

Housing Conference 2016

Taking place at a crucial time for the Irish housing sector, the annual Housing Conference 2016 examined ways of tackling key challenges going forward. With a wide ranging speaker panel, the conference...

The housing landscape

An outline of the current situation of housing in Ireland.   Pricing Since 2013, house prices have been increasing nationally. According to the most recent figures published by the then Department of...

Financing the delivery of social housing

Housing Finance Agency’s Chief Executive, Barry O’Leary, discusses the growing momentum in new housing development in the Approved Housing Body sector, the need for increased involvement by local authorities, and the challenges...

Meeting the demand for social housing

An overview of the progress made to date on the Social Housing 2020 Strategy.   Over the course of the economic downturn government funding for social housing declined significantly despite the rising...

Social housing PPP programme

An overview of the Public Private Partnership scheme announced last year that will deliver 1,500 social housing units in three bundles.   Announced in Budget 2015, the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA)...