A tourist who stayed and was disturbed by the sign struggled to get clear answers.
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.
Then and Now
Given the city’s affordable housing crisis, how narrow a window of history should the Tenement Museum engage with in its tales of overcrowded living?
Mick, Michelle and Anna: Our Housing Policy Is Built on a False and Dangerous Premise
The idea that large social-housing developments are doomed to dystopia is rarely challenged. But it is wrong, write three housing experts.
Does Dublin Need Less Parking with New Apartments, or a New Model for It?
Developers are generally required to include a parking space with every apartment but these add to building costs, and only 35 percent of people drive to work in Dublin city anyway.
Vacancy Watch: The Social Housing on Maxwell Road
In Dublin 6, nine empty social housing units might soon be filled. It’s taken a lot longer than it should have.
Does Airbnb Mean There Are Fewer Homes to Rent in Dublin?
Other cities with housing shortages have cracked down on the landlords who rent out apartments to tourists on Airbnb instead of to long-term local tenants. At least one Dublin city councillor wants to look into doing the same here.
Mick: We Are Selling Off Social Housing and It's Madness
Most debates about the housing crisis lead back to one place: the acute shortage of social housing. Tenant purchase schemes are making that shortage worse.
The Grangegorman Squat, Round Two: Resistance, Circus and Hope
Squatters were evicted from the property last year. It was sold and left vacant for months, and now it’s been reoccupied. In a time of housing shortage, it’s home to at least 30 people – and soon, perhaps, more.
Frank: Here's Who Wants Smaller Apartments
No major change in public policy happens by accident. So who’s been pushing for smaller apartments? Frank names names.
At Lunch With… Councillor Paul McAuliffe
Dublin City Council Fianna Fail group leader Paul McAuliffe makes his case on the difference between his party and Fine Gael, why he voted against the O’Devaney Gardens refurbishment even though he’s concerned about the housing crisis, and why Sinn Fein shouldn’t get the mayorship in 1916.