Wednesday 18th January 2023 – Press Release: Apartment Owners’ Network Welcomes Government Approval to Draft Legislation for Remediation Scheme
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 18/01/23 – Proposed Approach to Support Remediation of Defects in Apartments and Duplexes – Your Questions Answered
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 18/01/23 – Government approves establishment of defects scheme for apartments and duplexes
Independent Working Group to Examine Defective Housing
Construction Defects Alliance 13/09/22 – Briefing to Apartment Owners’ Network
Engineers Ireland 28/07/22 – Engineers Ireland welcomes publication of the Report of the Working Group to Examine Defects in Housing
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 28/07/22 – Minister O’Brien welcomes the report of the working group examining defects in purpose-built apartments and duplexes constructed between 1991 and 2013
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 28/07/22 – Working Group to Examine Defects in Housing
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 31/01/22 – Public urged to share experiences of defects in apartments and duplexes
Independent Working Group to examine defective housing 31/01/22 – Online survey in relation to defects in apartment and duplex buildings
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 16/02/21 – Minister O’Brien establishes Independent Working Group to examine defective housing
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage 21/01/21 – Minister O’Brien appoints Mr Seamus Neely to Chair Independent Working Group on Defective Housing
Remediation of Defective Properties
Have you signed the petition hosted on the Uplift campaign site- click here?
This calls on Government to implement the recommendations of the Oireachtas Housing Committee All-Party “Safe as Houses?” report, including a remediation scheme for homes affected by fire and other life safety construction defects.
Presentations on defects were delivered to our open meeting of 25 September 2018. More information, including slides, is available for download by clicking here.
Information and presentations on fire safety are available on our Fire Safety page.
Eventbrite.com 26/08/21 – Book Launch 8 September 2021: “Defects” Living with the legacy of the Celtic Tiger
The Irish Times 04/09/21 – Defects: The problems of developer-led construction in Ireland (subscriber access)
The Irish Times 08/09/21 – Inside Politics – The legacy of ‘Celtic Tiger’ housing – with Eoin Ó Broin (Podcast)
Sinn Féin YouTube Channel 08/09/21 – Launch Webinar – Defects: Living with the Legacy of the Celtic Tiger
The Stand with Eamon Dunphy 13/09/21 – Epp 1199: Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin Undaunted by the Challenge of our Housing Crisis