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We have carried out research on a wide range of different aspects of housing. This includes housing for specific groups (travellers, older people and people with a disability), housing tenure (private rented, social and owner occupied) and housing market (supply, demand, place, design). The Housing Agency also carries out an annual survey on tackling the issue of unfinished housing developments.

If you are looking for something in particular or if there is a knowledge gap in terms of a specific area, where you think there is a need for research, please get in touch email: info@housingagency.ie

Housing for Older People: Housing Agency Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government
Posted: Apr 01, 2018 Research area: Housing For Older People
This is a submission from the Housing Agency to the Joint Oireachteas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government on "Housing for Older People".
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Land Aggregation Scheme - Strategic Development and Management Plan
Posted: Jan 31, 2018 Research area: 

The Housing Agency is responsible for the management of over 80 sites. We currently have in place a Development and Strategic Plan for our sites.

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Rebuilding the Irish Neighbourhood
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Supply
This report, funded by the Tomar Trust and published by the Housing Agency, examines mixed tenure developments and looks at evidence in Ireland and internationally, as well as opportunities that exist to progress mixed tenure developments.
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Resolving Unfinished Housing Developments: 2017 Annual Progress Report on Actions to Address Unfinished Housing Developments
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Supply
This annual publication charts progress and the results of a survey on tackling the issue of unfinished housing developments. The Housing Agency and the Department for Housing, Planning and Local Government supports local authorities in their work in resolving these issues.
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Comparison of Residential Construction Costs in Ireland to Other European Countries
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Supply
This study, commissioned by the Housing Agency, examines residential construction costs in Ireland compared to a range of comparable European counties. The comparable countries included in the Agency’s study are: United Kingdom (UK), Germany, the Netherlands, and France.
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Quality Apartments and Urban Housing
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Design
This design guide, compiled by the Housing Agency and the Urban Agency, provides an introduction to the elements that contribute to the design of good quality apartments and urban housing. It considers a range of typologies and draws on examples from around Europe to demonstrate the potential of good design.
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Dublin Age Friendly Housing with Support Model - Summary
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Housing For Older People, Design
This is a summary of a report, jointly commissioned by Dublin City Council and the Housing Agency, which provides the results of an evaluation of the first phase of the Inchicore Housing with Support Demonstration prototype.
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How to Develop a Housing with Support Scheme for Older People: Framework Toolkit
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Housing For Older People, Design
This toolkit has emerged from research, jointly commissioned by Dublin City Council and the Housing Agency, which examined the first phase of the Inchicore Housing with Support Demonstration prototype. The toolkit was developed to provide a guide for social housing providers interested in developing Housing with Support projects for older people.
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Dublin Age Friendly Housing with Support Model
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Housing For Older People, Design
This report, jointly commissioned by Dublin City Council and the Housing Agency, contains the results of an evaluation of the first phase of the Inchicore Housing with Support Demonstration prototype. The overall aim of this housing project was to develop a new model of housing for older people.
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Summary of Social Housing Assessments
Posted: Jan 01, 2018 Research area: Demand, Social Housing
Each year, the Housing Agency carries out an assessment of households qualified for social housing support. The Summary of Social Housing Assessments brings together information provided by local authorities on households that are qualified for social housing support but whose social housing need is not currently being met. It is a point-in-time assessment of the identified need for social housing support across the country.
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