Category Archives: Housing

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 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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Waterford Cold Weather Initiative

Responding to Rough Sleeping during Cold Weather Given the demands on current emergency homeless services and the growing waiting list to access services and the Rough Sleeper Units, an additional Cold Weather Initiative (CWI) is open in Waterford City. The … Continue reading

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Choice Based Lettings System – week ending January 25th 2019

Please be advised that there will be twelve (12) properties available on the Choice Based Lettings Scheme at 9am, Friday 18th January 2019, for a period of 1 week. No’s 19, 20, 21, 22, 27 & 28 Ard Phiarais, Carrickpherish, … Continue reading

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