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Croí Cónaithe (Cities)
Posted: May 10, 2022 Categories: News

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, TD, and the Chief Executive of The Housing Agency, Bob Jordan, today launched a call for Expressions of Interest in the Government’s proposed Croí Cónaithe (Cities) Scheme, which aims to increase supply of owner-occupier apartments and provide those who wish to purchase a home with a greater choice. The Scheme is expected to deliver up to 5,000 additional apartments for individuals seeking to buy a home in the five cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford.

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Webinar: Owners’ Management Companies- a discussion of legal reform under Housing for All
Posted: May 05, 2022 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency, in collaboration with The Law Society of Ireland, recently presented a webinar delivering insights into the Housing for All actions to reform owners’ management companies (OMCs).

With apartment living on the rise, this recording will be of interest to a wide audience including legal and housing practitioners, property management professionals, and other stakeholders in the multi-unit developments (MUDs) and OMC sector.

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Vacancies on the Pyrite Resolution Board
Posted: Apr 27, 2022 Categories: News, Vacancies

Vacancies on the Pyrite Resolution Board

This Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Chairperson and three Ordinary Member positions on the Pyrite Resolution Board. 

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Webinar: Owners’ management companies- a discussion of legal reform under Housing for All
Posted: Apr 25, 2022 Categories: News, Events

Webinar: Owners’ management companies- a discussion of legal reform under Housing for All

The Housing Agency in collaboration with the Law Society of Ireland presents insights on the Housing for All actions to reform owners’ management companies (OMCs).

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Housing Practitioners' Conference 2022
Posted: Apr 25, 2022 Categories: News, Events

We are delighted to announce that booking and registration for the 2022 Housing Practitioners’ Conference is now open and you can register at the details provided below. This Conference will take place as an in-person event this year for the first time since 2019.

The 2022 Conference will take place in the Grand Hotel Malahide on Thursday, May 26th and a half day on Friday, May 27th.

The Conference is being organised as a joint-initiative between the Institute of Public Administration and the Housing Agency.

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Appointment of Researchers - Research into the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011
Posted: Apr 04, 2022 Categories: News

Appointment of Researchers - Research into the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011

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Tenure Mixing and ‘Tenure Blind’ Design Key to Integrated Communities of Private and Social Housing Residents
Posted: Mar 30, 2022 Categories: News

Tenure Mixing and ‘Tenure Blind’ Design Key to Integrated Communities of Private and Social Housing Residents– Important Research of AHB Housing Flags Successes and Obstacles to Help Inform National Public Housing Policy –

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Housing Housing Agency launches new National Office for Housing First
Posted: Mar 02, 2022 Categories: News

Housing Agency launches new National Office for Housing First

– Housing First programme aims to tackle long-term homelessness and provide holistic supports for those with complex needs –

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Housing Agency partners with Irish Architecture Foundation for new competition "Housing Unlocked"
Posted: Feb 17, 2022 Categories: News

Thursday, 17th February 2022


New competition launched seeking ambitious solutions to help unlock housing issues in Ireland


Irish Architecture Foundation and The Housing Agency calling on people to come together and enter their solutions to housing in cities, towns and villages

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Online survey launched in relation to defects in apartment and duplex buildings
Posted: Feb 08, 2022 Categories: News

The Programme for Government sets out a number of commitments in respect of the important policy area of building defects and provides for an examination of defects in housing, having regard to the recommendations of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing report, "Safe as Houses?".

In this context, the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, TD, has established a Working Group to Examine Defects in Housing.

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