In the Teeth of a Homeless crisis, Dublin City Council began considering an emergency housing program in 2014 and, examining available vacant sites in Dublin City Council area for the swift delivery of new homes for homeless families. Dublin City Council began to procure the first “Rapid Build” Pilot project in October 2015. Planning Permission was given through Emergency Powers by the Chief Executive of Dublin City Council. The 22 no. new homes were completed in phased blocks between March and May 2016.