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Housing Education Bursary Scheme 2022
Posted: Aug 03, 2022 Categories: News

The Housing Agency is delighted to launch its Housing Education Bursary Scheme for the 2022/2023 academic year.

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Summer Series Webinar: Issues facing Local Authorities - 28th July @ 12pm
Posted: Jul 28, 2022 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency’s Research Summer Seminar Series showcases new and interesting research on housing in Ireland conducted, or supported by, The Housing Agency. The series brings together a variety of academics, practitioners, and public servants. The series will be of interest to housing practitioners, academics, legislators, policy makers, academics, and all those working in the housing, local government, justice and equality sectors.

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Expansion of the Repair and Leases Scheme
Posted: Jul 13, 2022 Categories: News

The Housing Agency hosted a briefing session on the morning of the 12th of July to discuss the expansion of the Repair and Leases Scheme.

The Repair and Lease scheme has been expanded on a pilot basis to include the following:

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Housing Agency's Q2 Newsletter Released
Posted: Jul 07, 2022 Categories: News

The Housing Agency's newsletter is published quarterly and provides information on housing news, events, recent publications and training and education. 

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 Policy Insights Series: Issue 1 - Homelessness in the South-East Region
Posted: Jul 06, 2022 Categories: News

The Housing Agency Housing Insight Series aims to disseminate good practice in housing and innovative solutions among housing practitioners in Ireland. Issues are published quarterly and provide a case study of effective, practical implementation of a piece of housing policy or practice. The resulting short paper is intended to provide a knowledge base and provide ideas to others in the sector, building the overall capacity of the sector. The Housing Agency sources case-studies from our staff, The Housing Agency panels, housing practioners and stakeholders.

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Cost Rental: A new approach from Ireland at the International Social Housing Festival
Posted: Jun 01, 2022 Categories: News

On the 16th June, the International Social Housing Festival was held in Helsinki, Finland. The Housing Agency partnered with our colleagues in Clúid Housing and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage to deliver an in-person and online seminar entitled Cost Rental: A New Approach from Ireland. We were also delighted to welcome a panel of international cost rental experts from Austria, Denmark and Finland.

Part 1: From Concept to Delivery - The Cost Rental journey

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Summer Series Webinar: Experiences of Renting in Ireland
Posted: May 30, 2022 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency’s Research Summer Seminar Series will highlight new and interesting research in the area of housing in Ireland and will showcase research conducted, or supported by The Housing Agency. This series will bring together a variety of academics, practitioners, and public servants.

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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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