A new apartment complex at the Goldenbridge Luas stop has far fewer parking spots than homes. So residents are parking along the road behind it.
RTB calls for change to law to help it track down hard-to-find landlords to resolve disputes and battle illegal evictions
When the Residential Tenancies Board cannot identify the landlord that “impacts all dispute and regulatory functions of the RTB”.
Council lays out state of plans to renovate and retrofit many of its flat complexes
Dublin City Council is assessing all of its 199 flat complexes and will use the data gathered to prioritise works, says the council housing manager.
RTB has proposed giving Gardaí powers to arrest anyone illegally evicting a tenant
Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien had asked the RTB to look at how the state could improve its response to illegal evictions.
Despite denials, emails suggest data on notices to quit was shared with the Minister for Housing before the eviction ban was lifted
It wasn’t until after cabinet had decided to lift it that the public learnt the full extent of how many households had eviction notices.
New social-housing complex on Fishamble Street should be named after Dr Noel Browne, councillors say
Peter McVerry Trust has plans to build 10 social homes on a long derelict council-owned site, for an estimated €4.3 million.
No cost-rental homes under construction in Dublin city
A Dublin City Council report suggests just 75 cost-rental homes will be built in its area by the council, LDA and AHBs between now and the end of 2024. And that may be an overestimate.
Dublin councils are ramping up homeless accommodation
But they’re also pushing back against those begging to access it, asking if there’s anywhere else they can go instead.
The council sets annual targets for dealing with its tenants’ maintenance requests – but can’t track if it’s meeting them
Unlike private-rental tenants, there’s no independent body for tenants renting directly from the council to complain to if their landlord isn’t meeting its obligations.
The next phase of Grangegorman redevelopment could include 2,000 affordable student beds
The development agency is exploring that idea with TU Dublin, said its CEO Ger Casey at a recent council meeting.