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CSO explains discrepancies between Census and Department of Housing figures for new houses

CSO explains discrepancies between Census and Department of Housing figures for new houses

The Central Statistics Office has explained the discrepancy between its figures on the number of new houses built and the Department of Housing's figures at an Oireachtas committee meeting. The CSO's Census figures published in recent weeks showed Ireland's housing stock increased by 8,800 units between 2011…
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New Government plan aims to deliver 25,000 affordable homes each year

New Government plan aims to deliver 25,000 affordable homes each year

The government yesterday unveiled part of its plan for dealing with the housing crisis by identifying a number of major urban development sites where affordable homes can be built. Minister for Housing Simon Coveney announced that he was establishing a fast-track planning system to enable…
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