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Delivering on commitments made in the Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy T.D., today (6 August 2019) announced funding approval for 25 infrastructure projects across 13 local authority areas. This significant funding commitment of €84 million will support the delivery of 1,770 affordable homes for purchase.
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Pillar 5 of Rebuilding Ireland, the Government’s Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness, deals with utilising existing housing stock and VacantHomes.ie is Mayo County Council’s innovative response in trying to release the potential of vacant homes throughout the country. VacantHomes.ie is a website that was initiated by Mayo County Council on behalf of the local […]
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92 homes have been or are currently being refurbished in Cork city center due to the ‘Living Cities’ initiative. The city centre’s population increased 19% during the last census and residential vacancy decreased by 26%.  69 properties are on course to be refurbished or have been refurbished since 2015, delivering 92 residential units. Fifteen applications […]
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The country’s largest Approved Housing Body (AHB) closed on the purchase of two schemes, delivering almost 100 social houses across Galway and Cork. In both cases, Clúid worked with a number of stakeholders to deliver high-quality, long-term housing solutions for people on local authority housing waiting lists. “Our entire team is committed to delivering sustainable […]
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Speaking ahead of the launch of the Government’s affordable purchase scheme, John O’Connor, CEO of the State’s Housing Agency, said it would both a mistake and unwise for local authorities to become involved in building homes for low- and middle-income buyers as part of the Government’s proposed new affordable purchase scheme. The new affordable purchase
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Yesterday saw the Mayor of Cork Patrick Gerard Murphy launch the construction of a new residential development by Respond which will include 46 homes for mixed tenure and older people and 1 communal building. The new development will be located at Duntahane, Fermoy, Co Cork. This new project is in partnership with Cork County Council […]
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The Local Authority Engineering Initiative Award has shortlisted Louth County Council for its work on returning vacant houses to use for social tenants. Louth County Council has spearheaded this initiative in which 38 properties have been tenanted, while 21 houses are currently being worked on with contractors on site at present, while another 27 are […]
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Castlebrooke Investment have released the first images of the listed building to be regenerated, Garfield & North, on Garfield Street, Belfast. The building is one of the most unique listed buildings in Belfast city centre and plans for the structure were revealed today at an event organised by Colliers Residential. Castlebrooke’s investment will protect and […]
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Cork County Council have confirmed they will deliver 462 new social homes by the end of the year. The Council currently has 65 units under construction and plan to provide and additional 156 through direct build and the acquisition of turnkey schemes. Developments underway are situated in Kilnagleary Carrigaline, Masseytown, Macroom, and Cloyne. In delivering […]
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Cork will be launching an Exhibition of Age Friendly Housing Designs at Cork County Library on Monday 24th September. Cork County Council sponsored a site in Bantry Town for a Student Project in the Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE), UCC/CIT, to design an Age Friendly Housing Scheme. Age Friendly Projects look at housing designs, […]
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Approval to build 102 new homes across Limerick has been granted following the meeting of the Metropolitan District of Limerick. Plans were debated by councillors on Monday, 17th September, at the monthly meeting via the Part 8 procedure. The Part 8 procedure is followed when a development or project is progressed by the Local Authority […]