The government has agreed on a number of measures under the Housing for All plan to make it cheaper to build and refurbish homes, speed up home building and drive down building costs across the board.
The Report on Relevant Public Land identifies 83 state-owned land sites and assesses them as having the development potential for up to 67,000 homes in the medium to long term.
LDA’s Shanganagh passive house development, when completed, will comprise 597 social and affordable homes, with the first completions in 2024.
The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, TD, has welcomed the publication of the Regulation of Providers of Building Works Bill 2021. The legislation will put the Construction Industry Register Ireland (CIRI) on a statutory footing.