Category Archives: Housing

Minister O’Brien launches expanded Local Authority Home Loan scheme

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, TD has today [January 4th 2022] announced a newly expanded Local Authority Home Loan scheme. Minister O’Brien, along with Public Expenditure and Reform Minister Michael McGrath, signed regulations giving effect … Continue reading

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Housing Loans Update

Housing Loans Update The Local Authority Home Loan Scheme will replace the Rebuilding Ireland Home Scheme from 4th January, 2022. All applications submitted on or after 4th January 2022 must be on the new LAHL Application Form and will be assessed under … Continue reading

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Minister O’Brien approves 211 new housing posts for Local Authorities, 8 in Waterford

 Additional staffing resources for housing-related projects  The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD has approved more than 200 new posts for local authority housing delivery teams across the country which will assist Councils in delivering their … Continue reading

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Request for Expressions of Interest for the provision of affordable housing through advance purchase turnkey acquisition

Request for Expressions of Interest for the provision of affordable housing through advance purchase turnkey acquisition. Waterford City & County Council are seeking expressions of interest for the delivery of new dwellings for affordable housing in Waterford City accordance with … Continue reading

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Funding Approval for Repair and Lease Scheme at St. Joseph’s House, Manor Hill, Waterford

Waterford City & County Council is delighted to announce funding approval by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for the proposed Repair and Lease Scheme at St Joseph’s House, Manor Hill, Waterford City. Walsh and Sheehan Manor Hill … Continue reading

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Attention approved Housing applicants : Social Housing Assessment 2021

ATTENTION : APPROVED HOUSING APPLICANTS Waterford City & County Council has recently undertaken a Social Housing Assessment. If you are an approved housing applicant whose file was not reviewed since 30th July 2020 and you are not on RAS, HAP … Continue reading

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Important Update regarding Long Term Leasing Scheme with Local Authorities

The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage recently published Housing for All – a New Housing Plan for Ireland. With the focus of the Plan firmly on new-build delivery, Housing for All aims to phase out the current long … Continue reading

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Housing Minister visits Waterford City

Today, Friday September 10th, Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Peter Burke TD visited Waterford. Following a meeting with the Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr. Joe Kelly and Chief Executive Waterford City … Continue reading

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Kilmacthomas housing project progressing well

A new social housing development in Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford is progressing well, with works expecting to be completed early next year. Funded by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage under the Rebuilding Ireland programme, the project consists of … Continue reading

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