Local councillors welcomed the plans, including confirmation that all the homes will be social or affordable, but also flagged the high proportion of studios.
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Plan for Private Rentals in Flagship Public Housing Project in Inchicore Surprises Councillors and Residents
The council says it is necessary to raise money to pay for community facilities for the hundreds of planned homes at St Michael’s Estate on Emmet Road.
In Inchicore, Plans for Flagship Public Housing Project Now Include More Homes, a Library, and Supermarket
While delayed, the project on Emmet Road at St Michael’s Estate is inching forward, and the current plans show 548 cost-rental and social homes – up from 484 last year.
No Homes Yet in Dublin City from Key Funding Scheme for Affordable Rentals
None of the second round of affordable rental homes funded with help from the government’s Cost Rental Equity Loan scheme will be in the city. None of the first were either.
Council Has Again Nudged Back Timeline for Hundreds of “Affordable” and Social Homes in Inchicore
It’s also expecting to bump up the number of homes to be built on the land at St Michael’s Estate, suggests a response to a councillor’s query.
Should Private Finance Play Any Part in the Roll Out of Cost-Rental Homes in Ireland?
The government’s draft Affordable Housing Bill sets out rules for this type of affordable housing, and it leaves room for private investors and developers.
Councillors Concerned About Standards in Proposed Shankill Public Housing Project
Shanganagh Castle is set to be one of the biggest public housing projects in Dublin once completed, however, questions about building standards loom over parts of the scheme.
Worries About Early Estimates for Rents in City’s First Cost-Rental Pilot
Early – and provisional – estimates from Dublin City Council put average cost rents for St Michael’s Estate at €1,300. But there are ways to bring that down.
Government Plans Affordable Rental Scheme Near Sandyford
If it goes ahead, it would mean 50 or so homes through a cost-rental model.
Council Debates How to Build Housing on Vacant Lands
Dublin City Council is set to discuss options today for working with private players to build homes on several council-owned plots. Councillors are wary of public-private partnerships and intent on construction of social and affordable housing.