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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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Pepper to offer home loans in Ireland from February 1st

Pepper to offer home loans in Ireland from February 1st

The Irish subsidiary of Australian listed financial services group Pepper is set to offer home loans here from February 1st through a small group of brokers. This will make it the first new mortgage lender in the Irish market since the banking crash in late…
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Major reforms to rental market are announced

Major reforms to rental market are announced

The Government yesterday announced a series of major reforms to the private rental sector in to provide rent certainty for both tenants and landlords. After weeks of differences and leaks, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan today revealed…
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