Jim O’Callaghan has been appointed Fianna Fáil director of elections for the Dublin Bay South by-election. sitting TD for the constituency, Mr O’Callaghan has been taking independent leadership positions of late, having turned down an offer to serve in Cabinet when the coalition Government was formed. Fianna Fáil took under 14pc of the first preference
Northern Ireland’s government has laid out plans to tighten up lax regulations surrounding the private rented sector. The private rented sector in Northern Ireland is now a similar size to the social housing sector (picture: Getty) Sharelines Northern Ireland’s government has laid out plans to tighten up lax regulations surrounding the private rented sector #UKhousing
It is not only happening in the Republic. A friend from Portadown reports that houses in the Co Armagh town have started selling to cash buyers from England, sight unseen, within hours of being advertised online. Unlike recent stories from Dublin, there is no sign that these buyers are agents for overseas funds or individuals.
The Government is set to block investment funds from buying up entire housing estates, according to senior figures involved in the process. The Irish Times reports that senior Coalition sources confirmed the move had been agreed between the parties, although discussions are continuing on how best to implement the policy. The decision follows fierce Opposition
Galway Bay fm newsroom – There was an average of just four rental properties in the city within the limits for the Housing Assistance Payment during March. That’s according to the latest “Ireland Locked Out” report from housing charity The Simon Communities of Ireland. It found during the month, there was an average of 116
Social Democrats Housing spokesperson Cian O’Callaghan Image: Sasko Lazarov Social Democrats Housing spokesperson Cian O’Callaghan Image: Sasko Lazarov THE GOVERNMENT WILL support legislation being brought forward by the Social Democrats to end the practice of long-term home leasing deals with cuckoo funds, rather than buying social or affordable homes. The legislation, drafted by Social Democrats
A petition signed by thousands of people demanding a clear commitment to #EndHomelessness will today be handed to the Government. More than 10,000 people have now signed the Focus Ireland petition which will be handed to representatives of the three Government parties today. On Breakfast Briefing this morning, Focus Ireland campaign coordinator Louise Bayliss said
During the course of the day yesterday, one issue dominated. It was the extraordinary phenomenon first reported in the Business Post on Sunday of global property investment companies buying up entire estates of houses in suburban areas. We report this morning the Government is now going to try and block this practice.
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The office and retail sectors of the Irish commercial property market are expected to see falls in both rents and capital values during the year while both prime and secondary industrial properties are expected to see growth. These are among the findings in the latest Commercial Property Monitor published by RICS in conjunction with the Society