Category Archives: Housing

Cappoquin Town Centre Regeneration Strategy 2021

Cappoquin Town Centre Regeneration Strategy 2021

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Minister O’Brien welcomes Cabinet approval for the publication of Affordable Housing Bill 2021

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has welcomed Cabinet approval for the publication of the Affordable Housing Bill 2021. The Bill will be the first comprehensive standalone legislation dedicated to the provision of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Residential centre for brain injury survivors opens in Waterford

Check out this article on RTE’s website by Conor Kane. https://www.rte.ie/news/regional/2021/0407/1208470-brain-injury-waterford/ The development was designed by Dungarvan-based architect Michael Regan of E-Project Chartered Architects and developed by ABII in partnership with the Anvers Housing Association, with funding from Waterford City … Continue reading

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National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability

The National Housing Strategy for People with a Disability (2011-2016 (extended to 2020)) will come to an end this year. A new national strategy is now being developed. The strategy is about facilitating the provision of housing options and related … Continue reading

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Update from Housing Supply, Maintenance and Improvement Section

Following the close of construction activity with effect from 6pm Friday 8th January as part of the national effort to halt the spread of COVID-19, a limited number of social housing projects, including voids, were designated as essential sites. In Waterford … Continue reading

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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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