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.

Capital Assistance Scheme - Call for Proposals 2016 and LA Closing Dates

The Department is now accepting applications for capital funding for the delivery through either the construction or acquisition of housing accommodation to cater for the priority groups under the Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) such as homeless persons, elderly, people with a disability with a particular emphasis, but not exclusively, on moving people with a disability from a congregated setting into community based living.

ICSH Regional Meetings - Thank you for participation

The ICSH would like to extend thanks to all our associations local authority / HSE colleagues, guest speakers and meeting chairpersons who attended and participated at our recently held series of Regional and County Meetings across the country.



Respond! Housing - Formal Opening of John’s College Redevelopment

On Friday 22nd July, the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English, T.D. performed the official opening of the John’s College campus in Waterford with a large crowd of distinguished guests in attendance. The Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Very Reverent Alphonsus Cullinan and Dean Maria Jansson carried out a blessing of the campus. The recently elected Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. Adam Wyse was in attendance and was highly impressed with the redevelopment.