Welcome to the Irish Council for Social Housing website

The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) is the national social housing federation representing over 270 housing associations across Ireland.

This website aims to provide information on the role of the ICSH in developing housing policy, the services we offer to our members, an overview of social housing provision in Ireland and information on latest news and events.

ICSH Regional Meetings 2016

The ICSH will be holding Regional Meetings in 2016.Members in each region will receive notification of their meeting by post.  The next regional meeting is for the Leinster / South East region, covering Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Offaly, Longford, Laois, Westmeath and will take place in The Darmagh Centre, Clontarf Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly on Monday , 30th May 2016 at 6.30pm. 

The next county meeting will be for Donegal and will take place in The Irish Wheelchair Association Centre, Unit 1, Glenview Building, Upper Carnamuggagh, Letterkenny, Co Donegal on Wednesday,  8th June 2016 at 6.30pm.

Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015- Notice to members

The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 amends the 2004 Residential Tenancies Act and brings tenancies within housing associations under the remit of the Rental Tenancies Board (RTB) (formerly the PRTB) for the first time.

The Act has now commenced as of 7th April 2016. All Housing Associations now have 12 months to register each of their tenancies with the RTB. The ICSH has prepared an FAQ on the Act which may be helpful to members and is available here.



Members Section Updated!

The following updates are available for members only: 

Update from Project Board Meeting – 12  April 2016

Dublin City Council Housing SPV Meeting Minutes 29 February 2016

Dublin City Council Housing Land Initiative Update Report 29 February 2016


To review the updates please log into the members section and review Social Housing Strategy updates.