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Essay Prize Announcement 2022
Posted: Nov 28, 2022 Categories: News

The Housing Agency is delighted to announce the winner of the 2022 Housing Agency Essay Prize competition. This prize is awarded to the most original student essay submitted for assessment as part of the Institute of Public Administration’s Professional Diploma in Housing Studies. This year’s winner is:

Holly Morrin for her essay ‘An Exploration of the Practicalities in Defining Potential Sub-County Housing Need and Demand Assessment Geographies for Ireland’.

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Minister O'Brien marks The Housing Agency's 10 Year Anniversary
Posted: Nov 22, 2022 Categories: 

Minister Darragh O'Brien TD marks The Housing and Sustainable Communities Agency (The Housing Agency's) 10 Year Anniversary

A chairde,

I would like to congratulate the Housing Agency on reaching its milestone 10th anniversary. 

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Housing Conference 2022
Posted: Oct 26, 2022 Categories: News

One of the major challenges facing the Irish housing sector is ensuring sustainability. This includes sustainability of our housing finance models, sustainable communities and environmental sustainability.

Delivered in a hybrid format, The Housing Agency's Annual Conference 2022 explored these challenges in the November Housing Conference. This half-day event featured international and Irish expert input, followed by questions and discussion.

Watch the conference in full

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"Live in a bank, church or shop. It’s one solution to the housing crisis" - Housing Unlocked profiled in The Irish Times
Posted: Oct 08, 2022 Categories: News

"Live in a bank, church or shop. It’s one solution to the housing crisis" - Housing Unlocked profiled in The Irish Times 

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Outreach Events for Stakeholders in Multi-Unit Developments
Posted: Oct 04, 2022 Categories: News, Events
If you are a volunteer director in an owner's management company (OMC) for a multi-unit development, The Housing Agency is holding evening information meetings to help you understand your roles and responsibilities and resources available to you.
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Housing Agency speaks to NAHRO conference about Covid-19 and housing in Ireland
Posted: Oct 04, 2022 Categories: News

The Housing Agency were asked to speak at the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials' (NAHRO) conference in September 2022. To discuss the topic of the impact of Covid-19 on housing in Ireland, we prepared a video. 

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The Housing Agency welcomes Budget measures which will “increase housing delivery, improve affordability and support the most vulnerable”
Posted: Sep 28, 2022 Categories: News

PRESS RELEASE 

Wednesday, 28th September 2022 

The Housing Agency welcomes Budget measures which will “increase housing delivery, improve affordability and support the most vulnerable” 

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Talking about Land Series
Posted: Sep 20, 2022 Categories: News, Events

Why and how governments intervene in land markets; land value tax; public land leasing; and inclusionary zoning are just some of the topics set to feature in a new series of talks organised by The Housing Agency, The Land Development Agency, and the Geary Institute of Public Policy, UCD.

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Tenant Engagement Workshop for housing professionals, 29 September
Posted: Sep 08, 2022 Categories: News, Events

Tenant engagement is an important part of international best practice in social housing policy. It includes activities ranging from the effective distribution of information among tenants, through to the involvement of tenants in housing management, governance, and ownership.

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Webinar: An Introduction to the SEAI Electric Vehicle Apartment Charger Grant Scheme
Posted: Sep 08, 2022 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency in collaboration with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) presents a webinar introducing the SEAI’s new Electric Vehicle Apartment Charger Grant Scheme.

This event will be of interest to a wide audience- owners’ management companies, residents, property management professionals, and other stakeholders in the multi-unit developments sector. 

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