Northern Ireland minister promises that a third of planned 100000 new homes will be affordable – Inside Housing

News08.12.213:45 PM by Grainne Cuffe The Northern Irish government has launched a consultation on its draft housing supply strategy, which includes plans to deliver more than 100,000 new homes over the next 15 years. Deirdre Hargey: “Transforming housing supply will require a collective response from the Executive and real collaboration” Sharelines The Northern Irish government has

Dublin's private rented sector proves to be investors' choice – The Irish Times

The multi-family/private rented sector (PRS) market is now the most active property investment class in Ireland. It has grown steadily since 2016 and in that period, with financing of more than €7 billion from Irish and international funders and investors, it is facilitating the construction of more than 12,000 new homes, which when fully completed

Homelessness report highlights difficulties faced by families fleeing violence – The Irish Times

The number of families fleeing domestic violence has surged during the Covid-19 pandemic, but many face numerous barriers in accessing housing and other services, a new report has found. Many parents end up moving from crisis and various short-term accommodation options several times before finding a more stable place for themselves and their children, the

'Extremely limited' housing options mean domestic abuse victims are 'hidden homeless' – Irish Examiner

People leaving an abusive household can experience “hidden homelessness”, with many left to cope independently in the absence of adequate financial means to find a solution. A new report for Focus Ireland also found that children who leave an abusive home can have unmet needs and that there were “numerous” barriers of access to domestic

Platform: The Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on those facing homelessness – The Irish News

The impact of lockdown has been particularly harsh for those facing homelessness. As we mark Homelessness Awareness Week, CEO of leading local charity Extern Danny McQuillan says some deeply worrying trends have begun to emerge among those affected as a consequence of Covid. When the world went into lockdown in 2020, it became apparent very

Adrian Dunbar, Hozier, and Zig & Zag read audio books to tackle homelessness – Extra.ie

Adrian Dunbar, Hozier, Zig & Zag, and Mary McAleese are among some of the top-billed names who have read audiobooks as part of Threshold’s Listening Library. The national housing charity this week launched their collection of audio stories for adults and children alike, read by more than 50 of the nation’s most treasured actors, authors,

HomeLet: Rental prices stabilise – Mortgage Introducer

The average rent in the UK is now £1,058, down £1 from last month’s price, according to the HomeLet rental index. Excluding London, the average rent in the UK is now £889, up by 0.1% on last month and average rents in London were £1,757, a slight 0.1% decrease in price from October’s average. On

Northern Ireland landlords could be required to give six months' notice to quit – Irish Legal News

Deirdre Hargey Residential landlords in Northern Ireland could be required to give tenants up to six months’ notice to leave their home under plans put out to consultation. The Department for Communities is consulting on the notice to quit period while the Private Tenancies Bill 2021 makes its way through the Assembly. The bill, as

Allianz to pause possible investments in Irish residential property market – The Irish Times

German insurance giant Allianz has decided to pause possible investments in the Irish residential property market due to the potential reputational risk for its insurance business here, The Irish Times has learned. It is understood that Allianz Real Estate, which manages a global property portfolio of €79 billion for the insurer, had been quietly evaluating

Allianz pauses investments in Irish residential property market – The Irish Times

German insurance giant Allianz has decided to pause possible investments in the Irish residential property market due to the potential reputational risk for its insurance business here, The Irish Times has learned. It is understood that Allianz Real Estate, which manages a global property portfolio of €79 billion for the insurer, had been quietly evaluating