Instead of reducing rents to tempt more students, they’ve been going to the council and getting permission to use it for short-term lets and co-living.
Land Development Agency Started to Plan Co-Living for Dublin 8 Site, Suggest Minutes
“Members emphasised the importance of differentiating this scheme from other co-living schemes which have received negative media attention,” say meeting minutes from June 2019. The idea was dropped, said an LDA spokesperson.
Developer Plans to Use Thermal-Imaging Cameras in Co-Living Complex
The cameras are just one example of how those behind plans for co-living complexes want to ramp up their use of tech, with smartphone apps for services, and smart CCTV systems.
How Many Co-Living Complexes Have, Maybe, Beaten the Promised Ban?
Last month, the Minister for Housing announced he would restrict future co-living complexes. Here’s a look at how many are already in the pipeline.
A Disagreement About a Driveway Highlights Issues of Power and Planning in the Docklands
“Talk about David and Goliath,” says Tony McDonnell, gesturing upwards at the seven-storey building directly next door to his home on Mayor Street Upper in the Docklands. “Well that is Goliath.”
Has Further Protected Status Arrived Too Late for These North Great George’s Street Buildings?
A seven-storey co-living development has already been granted planning permission to be built in plots that originally formed part of the protected properties.