Minister Darragh O’Brien to underwrite Irish Glass Bottle site apartments by €200,000 per unit

Developers to be able to apply for funding to help reduce cost of homes

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien. Picture: Maura Hickey

The government is hoping to solve the problem of how to deliver affordable homes at the former Irish Glass Bottle site in Dublin after it announced details of a new cost rental scheme that would allow developers to apply for up to €200,000 in funding per unit.

With Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien set to meet with stakeholders over the coming weeks to discuss the redevelopment, the focus is likely to turn to the new €750 ...