Cinderella sector First Published 04 November 2015 The introduction of security of tenure for four years has made the private rented sector in Ireland one of the most enlightened in Europe, says Aideen Hayden The private rented sector in Ireland has recently been transformed. From being one of the mostRead More →

Jobsworth First Published 04 November 2015 I knew it was too good to last. Being Kerrydale’s housing delivery champion looked like being my cushiest number yet thanks to the housebuilding standstill that means there is no delivery to champion. But trust Liz Reynolds, our strategy director to spot what IRead More →

Defining moment First Published 29 September 2015 Peter Ambrose sets out an evidence-based definition of affordable housing The term affordable housing is bandied about in official debates and appears in every document about housing need. Getting affordable housing into private sector developments is regarded as a sure-fire vote-winner. But whileRead More →

Friends or foes? First Published 04 November 2015 Is there a home for vulnerable people in the private rented sector, asks Julia Unwin It is a measure of how much things have changed that the private rented sector is even considered as a provider of homes for vulnerable people. TwentyRead More →