Category Archives: Housing

Summary of Social Housing Assessment 2020

Please read this notice if you have previously applied for Social Housing Supports The Housing Section of Waterford City & County Council will shortly carry out a Housing Needs Assessment in accordance with Social Housing Assessment (Summary) Regulations, 2016. Q. … Continue reading

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Housing Applications Service update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Council offices both in Waterford City and in Dungarvan have been closed to the public.  However all essential services are still in operation with a reduced number of staff present. The Housing Applications office … Continue reading

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Waterford Council Social Housing Projects update

The Government of Ireland, through the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has determined that certain social housing projects are deemed essential within the meaning of the COVID-19 health regulations. In Waterford, certain projects have been identified as meeting … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Mortgage Payment Break for Local Authority borrowers

Local Authority home loan borrowers may now apply for a Mortgage Payment Break of up to three months on their home loan if they have experienced a reduction (or anticipate suffering a reduction) in their income, arising from the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Waterford Integrated Homeless Services update

Waterford Integrated Homeless Services (WIHS), based at 28 Parnell Street, Waterford will remain open during normal business hours to deal with homeless emergencies. WIHS can be contacted directly at homelessservicesteam@waterfordcouncil.ie or on 0761 10 2499.

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Service Update: Rent Supplement

The DHPLG advised on Friday afternoon last, that rent supplement is available to those in rented accommodation,  whose income has been affected by COVID19, and who therefore cannot provide for the cost of their accommodation from their own resources. Persons … Continue reading

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New pilot service in action when applying for social housing

Attention new applicants for social housing … An improved pilot service is running in Waterford City and in Dungarvan in relation to our applications process. A person with a complete application form and all relevant and correct documents can now … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council exceeds National Housing Targets

WATERFORD CITY & COUNTY COUNCIL EXCEEDS HOUSING TARGETS 912 additional households supported in 2018 – 147% of target 294 homes added to the Council’s social housing stock – 18% more than target New stock includes 119 builds 100 leased properties … Continue reading

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Integrated Homeless Services Centre to open in Waterford

Waterford City & County Council, in partnership with the HSE/South East Community Healthcare, Focus Ireland and South East Simon Community are to operate an Integrated Homeless Services Centre in Waterford City. Located at 28 Parnell St. (the former Bank of … Continue reading

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