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City council approves loan for housing bodies to purchase properties

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The Galway City Council has approved the raising of a loan under the Capital Assistance Scheme for the acquisition of 11 properties by approved housing bodies.

Local authority granted funds to refurbish social housing units

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Westmeath County Council has been granted €400,300 to refurbish social housing units which will be re-let to individuals struggling with homelessness or on a housing list, a Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael Minister in the Department of Housing has said.

Galway TDs must 'stand up for renters' against Rent Increases Bill, says Farrell

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Galway West TDs are being asked to "do the right thing" when Sinn Féin's Ban On Rent Increases Bill comes before the Dáil today, Thursday September 17.

Large number of local community groups to benefit from Oweninny Community Benefit Fund allocations

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Mayo County Council and Oweninny Power Designated Activity Company Ltd have announced the allocation of approximately €200,000 to local community groups from North Mayo.

'Ambitious' Sandy Road plans need more affordable housing, says PBP Galway

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Design plans for the regeneration of council sites on Sandy Road contain many "positive aspects" but it lacks social housing, and it is "absolutely imperative" such housing be included.

Hanley demands rent and rates freezes during Covid-19 crisis

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"Nobody should be evicted or impoverished as a result of the Coronavirus. Other European countries have placed an amnesty on rents while COVID-19 lasts and for the sake of our society we should do the same."

All parties must commit to delivering affordable cost rental homes says Farrell

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With Ireland having the highest rate of under 30s still living with their parents in Europe, and with property prices in the State rising more than in any other advanced economy, the focus of the next government must be on tackling the housing crisis.

Election raises hopes of an increase in imaginative housing solutions

Responding to the most recent CSO Residential Property Price Index, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, has noted that while more rural areas continue to show higher growth figures, residential property prices in the commuter belt have increased minutely, with premiums in the capital down 0.9 percent.

Affordable accommodation at a critically low level in Galway

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Galway Simon Community says the availability of affordable rented accommodation is at a critical level in Galway. According to the latest study released by the Simon Communities of Ireland, the gap between the Housing Assistance Payments and market rent prices has continued to increase. This latest Simon Communities study further demonstrates that the private rental sector is not suitable for the delivery of social and affordable housing.

SF calls on Galway TDs to back its rent freeze Bill

Rents in Galway are “out of control and are continuing to rise at a high rate”, and this requires both the freezing of rents and enacting measures to “put money back into the pockets of workers and families”.

 

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