Posts Tagged ‘housing’

Cash injection for social housing

Over €35 million has been allocated to Waterford City and County Council for social housing projects up until 2017. Announced last week under a national €1.5 billion scheme, the funding will facilitate delivery of 760 housing units in Waterford. And it will, according to Minister of State Paudie Coffey, result in a 40 per cent [...]

Tramore property market moving in right direction

Barry Herterich of Tramore-based Property Partners. "The last six months of 2014 were excellent."
The improvement in Tramore’s property market is ongoing, and given that an extensive range of commercial property has also changed hands locally, it appears that talk of better days ahead in the town is not entirely misplaced. Speaking to The Munster Express, auctioneer Barry Herterich of Property Partners (Main Street, [...]

Calls to address ‘serious imbalances’ in housing sector

Cllr Mary Butler.
Fianna Fáil Councillor Mary Butler has joined with Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Environment and Local government Barry Cowen in calling on the Government to take a series of steps to correct serious imbalances in the housing sector. Cllr Butler said a functioning housing market is essential for social cohesion and must include an affordable rental [...]