News & Events

The Housing Agency publish guidance document for the provision of "design and build" housing projects using modern methods of construction
Posted: Mar 29, 2023 Categories: News

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.

Oireachtas Housing Acitivity - Summary Q1
Posted: Mar 23, 2023 Categories: News


Annual Housing Practitioners' Conference to be held in Limerick 11th & 12th May
Posted: Mar 21, 2023 Categories: News

The 2023 Housing Practitioners' Conference will take place at The Strand Hotel in Limerick on Thursday, 11 May and Friday, 12 May 2023 (half day).

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien T.D., will open the Conference which will involve a day and a half of expert speakers and workshops discussing best practice and policy on housing, under the umbrella of Housing for All: Lessons from Practice.

The Housing Agency announces five new appointments to its board
Posted: Mar 07, 2023 Categories: News



Thursday, 9th March 2023


The Housing Agency announces five new appointments to its board


The Housing Agency has today (09.03.2023) announced five new additions to its board. The new five new board members joined following the retirement of three members and a recruitment campaign; and the number of board members has increased from 9 to 11.


Launch of Residential Satisfaction during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Ireland 2020 research report
Posted: Jan 24, 2023 Categories: News

Join The Housing Agency's on the 8th February at 12pm for the launch of the Residential Satisfaction during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Ireland 2020 research report. This study is the third in the Housing Agency series National Study of Housing Experiences, Attitudes and Aspirations in Ireland.

Talking about Land Series
Posted: Jan 17, 2023 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.

Access & Inclusion event at Housing Unlocked
Posted: Jan 17, 2023 Categories: News

On the 11th January 2023, The Housing Agency in partnership with the Irish Architectural Foundation, organised an event entitled Unlocking Access & Inclusion. This event featured contributions from architectural and disability experts, who provided practical advise and information on how to promote independent living through design and policy. 

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’.

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. 

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.