Please stop calling Kavanagh court and similar housing options “luxury”. The term does not help yourself or the students who are struggling in the current housing crisis. I am a student in my second year of college who has lived …
Shifting the conversation on housing
Misdirected and neglectful political and media treatment of the housing protest signal a government without scruples
Much of the public and media reaction to the recent occupation of city centre properties, and the subsequent law enforcement response, has been deeply disappointing. Commentators are too fixated on whether the protest was “legitimate”. There is an inordinate amount …
Dublin City Council considering regulation change to avoid “over-concentration” of student accommodation
The council are proposing to increase the area restriction from 250m to 1km
Dublin City Council is considering a proposed plan to prevent an “over-concentration” of student accommodation developments within a 1km area, a step up from current regulations which state there should not be an over-concentration in a 250m space.
The proposed …
Trinity Dental Technology student loses €1,450 in rental scam
Charlotte Kershaw, a Senior Sophister student in Dental Technology at Trinity, lost €1,450 on rental accommodation advertised through the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Facebook page.
When speaking to Trinity News, Kershaw said: “The girl advertising it was ‘the previous …
Rents reach new all-time high while supply of accommodation continues to drop
A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie found that rents increased by 12% in Dublin
Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.
A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that …
Trinity joins UCD and Daft.ie in a joint project for student beds
The project is launching a month before thousands of Leaving Cert students receive their Leaving Cert results
A new housing campaign launching today, will aim to encourage Dublin homeowners to let out spare rooms as digs by advertising the associated tax breaks.
Under Irish law, you can earn up to €14,000 in non-taxable income by letting empty …
Number of homeless women in Ireland is higher than European average, Trinity researchers find
Almost two thirds of homeless single parents are female, the research found
According to a recent study carried out by Trinity researchers, the number of homeless women in Ireland is far higher than the European average. The research also found that the current homeless figures for women and children are inaccurate due …
The government response to the housing crisis
William Foley dissects the most recent statistics to examine the current government’s record and proposals for tackling the housing crisis.
HEA report warns of worsening student housing crisis
Estimate points to a consistent shortage of over 25,000 each year for the next ten years.
The Higher Education Authority is set to project a “significant shortage” in third level student accommodation in Dublin and to a lesser extent in Galway, Cork and Limerick between 2014 and 2024 in a new analysis of projected student accommodation …