The tax, coming in 2024, is meant to push owners of land zoned for housing to develop it quickly.
In Push for Sports Pitch on Council-Owned Site in the Liberties, Councillors Make Move to Gain Leverage
To get council managers to the bargaining table, elected representatives rezoned the site to block their plans. Chief Executive Owen Keegan was not pleased.
Site at St Anne’s Park Should Be Rezoned to Make Building Homes on It Easier, Recommends Council Chief
Local councillors are proposing to rezone it for recreational use instead, so that the playing fields there can be opened back up and retained.
There Should Be a Way to Zone Land for Only Affordable and Social Housing, Report Says
Rezoning to existing residential designations pushes land values way up, making it tough to build affordable housing there, even if someone wanted to.
New Compromise on Council-Owned Land at Oscar Traynor Road Could Mean Hundreds of Social and Affordable Homes
But the homes would still be built by a private developer, instead of by Dublin City Council, as councillors had wanted when they rejected the last plan for the site.
Council Briefs: Selling Council-Owned Land, Liffey Cycle Route Trial, and More
At their March monthly meeting at City Hall, Dublin city councillors talked about a proposed moratorium on selling council-owned land that’s suitable for housing, and more.
With Few Powers to Shape What Gets Built, Councillors Wary of Rezoning Industrial Land
Some of the issues that councillors raised were site-specific, while others were much broader, focused on fears around the quality of developments that might follow.
A Closer Look at the Debate Around the Proposed Sale of a Council-Owned Site in Ballymun
Councillors are teasing out how to vote. Among the issues in play? A lack of clarity over the number of social homes proposed, a fear of really expensive rentals, and council funds.
Council Briefs: Council to Ask Charity to Hand Back Social Housing, and More
Dublin City Council has decided not to go ahead with a proposal to sell property on Berkeley Street in the north inner-city to the Cabhru Housing Association Service (CHAS), a council spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Questions Around Social Housing Provision in Planned “Connolly Quarter”
Rather than creating 75 permanent social homes, there’s a chance developers will instead lease them to the council for 15 years, according to planning documents.