The speaker presentations from the Housing Practitioners' Conference, held in The Strand Hotel, Co. Limerick on the 11th and 12th May have been published.
11th May, 2023
The Housing Agency secures support to advance retrofitting in multi-apartment buildings
- Research to contribute towards reducing energy poverty and meeting Ireland’s net-zero emission targets -
Press release originally issued by Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage on 28th April 2023
The Minister for Housing Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has re-appointed Mr. Michael Carey as Chair to the Board of the Housing Agency until April 2028.
In making the announcement, the Minister expressed his appreciation of the dedication and commitment that Mr. Carey has given to the Housing Agency since he joined as Chairperson in 2018.
Commenting, Minister O’Brien said:
Written by Karl Burke, of The Housing Agency's research team.
The Housing Agency’s Data Insight Series seeks to inform housing practitioners and the public about topical housing issues by presenting data is a visual and accessible format. Launched in September, to date, four issues have been published with the most recent release in April 2023.
In October 2022, the Irish Architectural Foundation and The Housing Agency launched the Housing Unlocked exhibition. Running until mid-February 2023, this exhibition showcased eight innovative ideas to unlock housing delivery in Ireland. With over 25,000 visitors, this was a very popular event with practitioners and the general public.
Monday, 17th April 2023
Housing First successful in ending long term homelessness
- High sustainment rate of 86% a key indicator of the success of the programme, according to The Housing Agency -
The Housing Agency presents a lunchtime webinar intended to provide an overview of key governance and legal topics for multi-unit developments, and owners’ management companies.
This event will be of interest to a wide audience- owners’ management companies, Approved Housing Bodies, residents, property professionals, and other stakeholders in the multi-unit developments sector.
The Cost Rental Tenant In-Situ (CRTiS) Scheme is a new scheme that is available where a tenant household faces the termination of their tenancy due to the landlord’s intention to sell the property. The scheme is available if the tenant household:
The Housing for All plan encourages the use of modern methods of construction to improve, support and accelerate delivery of housing. To facilitate the adoption of modern methods of construction, The Housing Agency's Procurement unit have developed a guidance document for the provision of "design and build" housing projects using modern methods of construction.