Category Archives: Housing

€691,814 Funding Announcement for Waterford Towns

Waterford City and County Council was successful in securing €691,814.00 in funding under the 2021 Town and Village Renewal Scheme which was recently announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D. The Town and Village Scheme … Continue reading

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Updated : Tenant’s Handbook

We recommend current and prospective Housing tenants to familiarise themselves with our Tenant Handbook, which has recently been updated. This handbook which has been put together for information and guidance, indicates what services are available and sets out the responsibilities … Continue reading

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RTÉ Prime Time Report about vacant or derelict properties in Waterford

Waterford City and County Council feature on RTÉ ‘Prime Time’ last night. Cited as a council that has bucked the trend and eradicated a significant amount of dereliction in its centre, Paul Johnston, Senior Engineer with Waterford City and County … Continue reading

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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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