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14,446 new homes built in Ireland in 2017

14,446 new homes built in Ireland in 2017

The CSO has published their New Dwelling Completions report for Quarter 1 2018, the first of a quarterly series which includes data on new dwellings built in Ireland since 2011. The report shows that the number of new dwellings built declined from 6,994 in 2011…
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New Government plan aims to deliver 25,000 affordable homes each year

New Government plan aims to deliver 25,000 affordable homes each year

The government yesterday unveiled part of its plan for dealing with the housing crisis by identifying a number of major urban development sites where affordable homes can be built. Minister for Housing Simon Coveney announced that he was establishing a fast-track planning system to enable…
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Reduced social housing quota set to lead to rise in building activity

Reduced social housing quota set to lead to rise in building activity

A significant increase in housebuilding is expected in coming months as builders take advantage of new, reduced requirements for the provision of social housing. Minister for the Environment¬†Alan Kelly¬†has directed all local authorities to begin enforcing new regulations on developers that include a reduction in…
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