“It would be such a retrograde step if the bunkers are culled,” says Fine Gael Councillor Ray McAdam.
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Laoise Neylon is a reporter for Dublin Inquirer. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Renters weigh up the risks of staying on beyond their eviction date
Overholding can be risky, costly and stressful – but more tenants are considering it out of desperation.
Thousands of new homes, a park and a primary school planned in Finglas
This week, Dublin City Council put out a draft masterplan for redeveloping Jamestown Business Park. It’s all private land though, so timelines are out of the council’s control.
Homeless hostels still need independent inspections, charities have been saying
Charities have also been raising the need for drug-free beds, shows correspondence released under the Freedom of Information Act.
Only tenants in registered tenancies can claim rent tax credit, Revenue says
The Revenue Commissioners could force tenants to pay back the money if they claim the rent tax credit but their landlord fails to register their tenancy.
When the Eviction Ban Ends, the Newly Homeless Will Have to Join the Queue for Emergency Accommodation
There are waiting lists, and an increase in the number of people seeking legal assistance because they were refused emergency accommodation, say charities.
A Revamp of Capel Street Promises Public Seating, Light Features, Trees, Planters and More
“The spirit of Capel Street is really old Dublin,” says architect Bernard Seymour. “It’s an old trading street and it still has this individual vibe.”
Council Briefs: Greening the North Inner-City, and Redeveloping Constitution Hill
These were two of the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a meeting of their Central Area Committee on Tuesday.
The RTB refused to take on enforcement of new short-term letting register, saying measure wouldn’t work
Instead, a bill now before the Dáil would put Fáilte Ireland in charge of policing it.
Owners of Chivers Site in Coolock Seek Exemption from New Land Tax
The tax, coming in 2024, is meant to push owners of land zoned for housing to develop it quickly.