Housing minister pushes for high-rise skyscrapers to encourage young pros to live in city centres - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorHousing minister pushes for high-rise skyscrapers to encourage young pros to live in city centresIrish MirrorTHE HOUSING Minister wants to build skyscrapers to encourage young professionals to opt for high-rise living in city centres. Eoghan Murphy is proposing one way to tackle the housing shortage would be by going up instead of out. This could be done by ...and more »

We must build upwards to halt 'sprawl' - minister - Independent.ie

Independent.ieWe must build upwards to halt 'sprawl' - ministerIndependent.ieHeight restrictions for apartment blocks are to be increased in city centres and along key transport routes as the Housing Minister warned the current limits were ridiculous. Eoghan Murphy is asking officials to report back on the possibility of ...and more »

Government Proposing Student Accommodation For Professionals - TodayFM

TodayFMGovernment Proposing Student Accommodation For ProfessionalsTodayFMHigh rise apartments could be on the way after the government moved to lift height restrictions in urban areas. They have also changed the rules around parking requirements for apartment blocks in areas that have good public transport links. The ...and more »

Shared living for professionals in Govt's housing proposals - RTE.ie

RTE.ieShared living for professionals in Govt's housing proposalsRTE.ieShared accommodation for professionals and building higher apartment buildings are among measures being proposed by the Government to address the housing crisis. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy outlined his plans at a conference held by the Irish ...and more »

Dublin could be completely transformed by new housing strategy - Dublin Live

Dublin LiveDublin could be completely transformed by new housing strategyDublin LiveDublin could be set for high-rise developments to solve the housing crisis as the government rolls out it's latest strategy. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has announced that a radical change in thinking is required in order to provide the homes needed ...and more »

'Ridiculous restrictions' on city developments must change, says Murphy - Irish Times

Irish Times'Ridiculous restrictions' on city developments must change, says MurphyIrish TimesIt is time to address the “faintly ridiculous restrictions on effective and efficient use of scarce building land”, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said. Addressing the Irish Planning Institute Annual Autumn Conference in Dublin on Friday, the ...and more »

Latest: Housing Minister described as 'deluded' over 'offensive' shared accommodation plans - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieLatest: Housing Minister described as 'deluded' over 'offensive' shared accommodation plansBreakingNews.ieUpdate 3.49pm: Labour Housing spokesperson Jan O'Sullivan has raised concerns for the Housing Minister's plans to introduce shared accommodation for young professionals. "I am concerned that a plan to roll out a shared living type situation for young ...and more »

Minister plans to remove restrictions on building heights in Ireland's cities - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieMinister plans to remove restrictions on building heights in Ireland's citiesBreakingNews.ieHigh rise apartment blocks could be on the way as the Government has proposed scrapping height restrictions for city buildings. They are also getting rid of the mandatory requirement to have car parking spaces in apartment buildings. They plan to ...and more »

Planners warn against making mistakes of the past in bid for 'quick fix' housing solution - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.iePlanners warn against making mistakes of the past in bid for 'quick fix' housing solutionBreakingNews.ieThere are warnings against "quick fix" solutions to the housing crisis as Minister Eoghan Murphy prepares to outline a number of new measures to tackle the issue. The Minister is looking at student accommodation-style, communal living apartments for ...and more »

Shared kitchens, living rooms planned in developments for professionals - Irish Times

Irish TimesShared kitchens, living rooms planned in developments for professionalsIrish TimesShared accommodation aimed at young professionals is to be developed in cities as part of a Government effort to reduce the cost of renting. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is to signal a number of significant changes to planning and development ...and more »