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 Community Housing Awards 2017 - Application Closing Date 22nd May 2017

The ICSH see the Community Housing Awards as an opportunity to foster deeper engagement with stakeholders, and we’re contacting you now so you can submit your intention to apply in the Community Housing Awards 2017 and begin preparations for your entry submission. The ICSH Biennial Community Housing Awards will be held on 27th-28th September 2017. Please see the attached document for further information on the ICSH Community Housing Awards 2017.

ICSH Regional Member Meetings

Our regional meeting schedule is as follows. To confirm your attendance please contact Mairead Holohan at 01 661 8334 or mairead@icsh.ie






26th April

Cavan (North/East)

Cavan Crystal Hotel


9th May

Dublin (North/East)

Ashling Hotel


10th May

Claremorris (West)

McWilliam Park Hotel


23rd May

Cork (Munster)

Westgate Foundation


1st June

Limerick (Munster)

Clarion Hotel


13th June

Kilkenny (South East)

Hotel Kilkenny





Submission of interest: Opportunity to Operate 25 Units of Supported Temporary Accommodation (STA) Capacity for Families

To: CEOs/ Directors of Service – Dublin Homeless Service Providers
From: Dublin Region Homeless Executive on behalf of Dublin City Council
Re: Submission of Interest –  Opportunity to operate 25 units of Supported Temporary Accommodation (STA) capacity for families as part of the 2017 expansion of homeless services

Clanmil Ireland: Chief Executive

As Chief Executive you will lead and shape the direction of strategic and operational activity.  We’re looking for an experienced and versatile individual, with the drive to forge change and innovation within the business and the wider housing sector.

The National Planning Framework: Ireland 2040 Plan

The ICSH has made a short submission to the first stage of the National Planning Framework process 

Limerick City and County Council: Expression of Interest for Social Housing

Limerick City & County Council is seeking expressions of interest from Building  Contractors, Landowners, Developers and Approved Housing Bodies who have serviced lands, sites with planning permission, partially completed developments, and/or turn key developments in Limerick City and County.

Meath County Council Approved Housing Body Expression of Interest Panel