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“Housing Ourselves” – conference on community led design and co-housing

Following on from ‘Housing Ourselves Co-operatively’ held in October 2015 and a Co-Housing Salon hosted in October 2016 Cultivate co-operative are hosting a conference to bring together people with an interest or involvement in co-operative housing, co-living projects, community land trusts, community development, planning, green building and social finance to look at how we can make a community-led approach to housing a …

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Co-operative view on tackling land hoarding

The following article originally appeared in the Leinster Leader Both sticks and carrots needed to secure housing delivery in Kildare and nationwide Since the scale of the current housing crisis became apparent, government has been highly responsive to the demands of the development industry. Surely there must come a point when we ask how much more we are expected to give …

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Co-operative Housing Ireland publishes annual report for 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”white” css=”.vc_custom_1551863404535{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 62px !important;}”][vc_column_text] Co-operative Housing Ireland publishes annual report for 2016 [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”white” css=”.vc_custom_1551863459368{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 32px !important;}”][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”white” css=”.vc_custom_1551863459368{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 32px !important;}”][vc_column_text] More than 70 representatives from the eleven member socities of Co-operative Housing Ireland attended an Annual General Meeting in Cork to hear the association’s results for the year 2016.  The report …

“Housing Ourselves” – conference on community led design and co-housing

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”white” css=”.vc_custom_1551864448693{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 62px !important;}”][vc_column_text] “Housing Ourselves” – conference on community led design and co-housing [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”white” css=”.vc_custom_1551864492896{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 32px !important;}”][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”white” css=”.vc_custom_1551864492896{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 32px !important;}”][vc_column_text] Co-operative housing Ireland and its member, Cloughjordan Co-housing, will participate in a conference bringing together people with an interest or involvement in co-operative housing, co-living projects, community land trusts, …

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Projects in South Dublin and Border counties

The following article originally appeared in TheJournal.ie  THE BODY THAT represents Ireland’s cooperative housing sector is looking to buy up privately owned sites across the country to use for new social housing developments. Co-operative Housing Ireland has published a tender requesting expressions of interest from landowners and developers with projects-in-development, finished units or vacant land that could be used to build …

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Co-operative Housing Ireland at the Housing Practitioners Conference

The Housing Practitioners Conference, organised by the Housing Agency and the Institute of Public Administration, was a 2-day event in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire. The event included speakers from the Scottish Government, the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, the Housing Agency, LSE London, the Irish Council for Social Housing, Dublin City Council, Tuath Housing, the …

Why Ireland should make better use of co-operative housing

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Interview with Housing Europe Secretary General, Sorcha Edwards

Tell us a bit about yourself and your background My academic background goes from business and languages at Dublin City University and the University of Ulster to European studies in Leuven University in Belgium, to sustainability in the built environment at East London University. This mix has prepared me well for the daily diversity that comes with working for the …

A City of Housing Co-operatives – It Exists!

The Bronx in New York City might not be the first place you would think of in relation to co-operative housing. Specifically on this side of the Atlantic, we might consider the Netherlands, Sweden or Germany as key examples of the success of the co-operative housing movement. However, New York offers an insight into a ambitious project to develop a …

Thinking of housing? Think co-operative.

Many of us are all too familiar with the housing market in Ireland. Looking to rent or buy is a process that inflicts dread upon thousands every year across Ireland. With headlines swirling such as; Buying your first home: Tips to keep you sane through the process, House Hunting? Here Are Some Ways To Minimise The Stress Of Getting A …

Affordable Housing – What is it?

In the midst of the current housing crisis in Ireland, it is becoming increasingly apparent that housing affordability is of huge concern for many households. Currently, house prices in Ireland are growing at the fastest rate in Europe, with prices set to continue to increase by 8% in 2019, 7% in 2020 and 6% in 2021. We have seen an …

Why Young People Should Explore Housing Co-operatives

Housing in Ireland can be a difficult process for many, specifically for those seeking tenancies in the private rented sector. In Ireland, an estimated 63% of all rented housing is occupied by those aged between 18-34. Coinciding with this is a worrying upward trend in youth homelessness, with Focus Ireland estimating a 78% increase in homelessness of those aged between …

Why Ireland should make better use of co-operative housing

 There is no doubt that Ireland is facing some serious challenges when it comes to housing provision. A number of stakeholders are working to address this challenge, but with regard to Ireland, it’s important to take stock of the approach of our peers in Europe. In doing so, we can perhaps learn how we can provide quality housing here in …

What Are Housing Co-operatives?

Co-operatives — the term may well sound very familiar. We may idea of what they are and how they work, but what exactly is a housing co-operative? Do different models exist? What approaches to co-operative housing are there? What are the funding systems? Over the course of this article, we’ll aim to explain what exactly housing co-operatives are, how they …

Galway BMW

Galway (BMW) Regional Office Address: Unit 4 Doughiska Retail Centre, Doughiska, Galway H91 CK83 Contact 01 661 2877 [email protected]

Munster

Co-operative Housing Munster Address: Link Road Business Centre, Link Road, Ballincollig Co.Cork Contact 021 487 9010 [email protected]

Leinster

Co-operative Housing Leinster Address: Enniscorthy Enterprise & Technology Centre Limited, Milehouse Road,Enniscorthy Co.Wexford Contact 053 918 9034 [email protected]

St Finians

Address  St. Finian’s Childcare Service 22 St Finian’s Green Lucan Co.Dublin. Email    [email protected] Phone  01 610 8506              087 951 0055

Dublin North

Co-operative Housing Dublin North Address: 111 Newtown Court Malahide Road Dublin 17 Contact 01 867 5470 [email protected]

Brookview

Brookview Childcare Service Address: 9 Brookview Court Tallaght Dublin 24 Contact 01 413 9860 [email protected]