Construction Industry Federation welcomes Housing Commission report and calls for expansion of housing and infrastructure targets. 

The Construction Industry Federation has welcomed the publication of the Housing Commission report and has called for expansion of housing and infrastructure targets in line with the report, ahead of

CIF News - 23 May 2024
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Extension of the Development Contribution Waiver and Water Rebate Scheme announced during the latest quarterly update under Housing For All

On Wednesday 24th May, Cabinet approved an extension for the waiving of Local Authority “section 48” development contributions. The announcement came as Taoiseach Simon Harris, Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister

IHBA - 03 May 2024
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CSO Planning Permissions – 14 Mar ’24

CSO Planning Permissions The CSO have today 14th March 2024, published their latest planning permissions for Q4 2023 and a review of the year. Key findings include: An annual increase

IHBA - 14 Mar 2024
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Government Publishes the Sustainable Residential Development and Compact Settlements Guidelines for Planning Authorities

The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage published the Sustainable Residential Development & Compact Settlements Guidelines for Planning Authorities on 15th January. This follows two public consultations during 2023.

IHBA - 18 Jan 2024
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SCSI Publishes the ‘Real Cost of New Housing Delivery’ Report 2023.

On 7th December, the SCSI published their report into ‘The Real Cost of New Housing Delivery 2023’, which analysed the cost of delivering a typical 3-bedroom house across 80 sites

IHBA - 08 Dec 2023
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CSO Publishes Q3 2023 Planning Permission Statistics

The CSO have published the latest planning permission approvals for Q3 2023. They show an annual increase of 43% in the total number of dwelling units approved compared to the

IHBA - 08 Dec 2023
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The Construction Industry Federation and Irish Home Builders’ Association Welcome New Planning and Development Bill

The Construction Industry Federation and Irish Home Builders’ Association have welcomed the new Planning and Development Bill. Conor O’Connell, Director of Housing and Planning with the Construction Industry Federation and

IHBA - 22 Nov 2023
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Residential Property Price Index for September 2023 published by the CSO

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) have published the latest Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) for September 2023. The Index has increased by 1.4% in the 12 months to September 2023,

IHBA - 16 Nov 2023
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Housing Supply Coordination Task Force (Dublin) Q1 2023 Results

The Dublin Housing Taskforce returns for Q1 2023 have recently been published. Overall, they indicate that there has been an overall increase in the cumulative number of units permitted planning

IHBA - 15 Aug 2023
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CSO Publishes Latest Planning Permission Statistics

The CSO has published the most recent planning permission statistics for Quarter 1 2023. There has been an increase of 37.8% in the number of dwelling units approved in the

CIF News - 14 Jun 2023
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