Weeks after councillors approved the plan, debate continues over whether it was a good deal for the state – and for people living in Dublin, who need more homes they can afford to live in.
Tag: O’Devaney Gardens
After O’Devaney Comes the Oscar Traynor Road Site
Dublin City Council has used the same procurement model, and tenure breakdown, in its proposals to develop roughly 800 homes on a big site at Oscar Traynor Road in Coolock.
Councillors Vote Through Deal to Redevelop O’Devaney Gardens After Fraught Debate
They backed a deal with Bartra Capital Property, for the private developer to build a mix of homes on the council-owned site in Stoneybatter.
After Major Vote Is Deferred, What’s Next for O’Devaney Gardens?
Councillors say they plan to meet with Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy sometime in the next month. But it looks like it’ll be hard to chart a path to an agreement.
Councillors Wrestle with How to Vote on O’Devaney Gardens Redevelopment
Some say they don’t have the information they need around how the prices of “affordable homes” have been calculated, or the legality of changing tack.
Councillors Get Sight of New Designs for Homes at O’Devaney Gardens
Part of the discussion focused on why the council had opted for affordable homes to sell, rather than to rent – and whether it was possible to revisit that.
Housing Briefs: Affordable Housing, O’Devaney Gardens, and More
Here’s some of what came up when talk turned to housing at July’s monthly meeting of Dublin City Council: affordable purchase, O’Devaney Gardens, and a new housing committee chair.
Some Councillors Cool to Idea of Private Homes on Public Land
Most councillors voted against looking at changing direction with the council’s flagship housing projects on Monday. But there was more support for a rethink than before.
Stoneybatter Residents Want More Say in Plans for O’Devaney Gardens
Some in Stoneybatter are worried that community voices are being ignored. Dublin City Council says there will be more opportunities to shape future plans.
Council Briefs: The New City Library, Affordable Homes in O’Devaney, and More
Councillors want more clarity on fundraising for the new city library, the council says planned “affordable” homes at O’Devaney will be for sale (not for rent), and more.