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780 local authority homes built last year

780 local authority homes built last year

 A total of 780 local authority houses were built across the State last year, according to figures published by the Department of Housing. The figure, an increase on the 247 built in 2016, brings to 1,027 the number of local authority houses built since the…
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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…