Report: Impacts of Airbnb in Ireland

On 30 June 2019 the Irish Housing Network in collaboration with Inside Airbnb released a report on the impacts of Airbnb in Ireland. http://irishhousingnetwork.org/airbnb-in-ireland/ From the report: Airbnb is having impacts in cities all over the world that pose challenges for policy makers. Our report makes it clear that Airbnb is having a major impact

Postering vacant buildings across Ireland

In recent weeks, paralell to Summerhill occupation, an initiative to highlight all empty houses has started. Groups and individuals across Ireland have shown great support and interest in bringigng more public attention to the vancant buildings in the days when numbers of homeless families is rapidly growing. Main ideas around Postering

Irish Academics and Policy Experts Ask Incoming Housing Minister to Acknowledge Housing Crisis and Provide Emergency Measures

Dear Minister Eoghan Murphy, We, the undersigned academics and policy experts, recognise, along with other housing experts, homelessness charities, and most politicians, that Ireland is experiencing a housing crisis on a scale never seen before.[1] Homelessness figures continue to rise, while rents have increased by over 40% nationally since 2011, and housing

Home Sweet Home Public Accounts

The Home Sweet Home campaign of volunteers, artists and trade unionists has released its accounts to date. The campaign raised well over twice the monies (€189,000) it has needed, a large proportion of expenditure arose from the hiring of professional security for the Apollo House occupation. This was in light

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