Significant increase in social housing obtained by leasing deals in Dublin city

Figures released by Dublin City Council show a 40-fold increase this year

20th December, 2021
Significant increase in social housing obtained by leasing deals in Dublin city
The figures were released after the Business Postreported that a consortium of developers are offering long-term leasing deals as part of an obligation to deliver social housing at one of the country’s largest sites. Picture:

More than 30 per cent of social housing units acquired under Part V by Dublin City Council this year have been through long-term leasing deals with developers, new figures show.

Developers are obliged under Part V of the Planning and Development Act to allocate 10 per cent of units in a new development for social housing. Local authorities most often purchase these units below market rates to add to their own housing stock, but have an...

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