More than 100 AHB members and Local authority staff attended our CALF seminar on 30th September to learn more about the changes to the Capital Advance leasing scheme.
Aidan O’Reilly, Principal Officer at the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government, provided the first input on the CAS approval process and timeline at the ICSH CAS seminar on 25th September.
The content was relevant and interesting for both AHBs new to the scheme and those experienced in CAS. Staff from the Housing Agency procurement unit, Norman Jackson and Noelle Sweeney, provided quality information to more than 20 question from the floor, and offered insights into the service they provide to assist AHB in the procurement process as part of developing new schemes.
We held our AGM 2019 on the Ashling Hotel Dublin on 19th June. Damien English TD, Minister for Housing and Urban Development launched our Annual Report 2019 and spoke about the ciritical role for housing associations in delivering on the 50,000 social homes committeed to in Rebuilding Ireland. In particular, he stressed the ned for the ICSH and our member orgqanisaiton communicate to communities, local auhtorities and councillors throught the country that we are making an impact and playing a ciritical role in alleviating the housing crisis.
ICSH members are invited to attend our upcoming Regional Meetings which are being held around the country in the coming weeks.
|Tues 14th May||Limerick||South Court Hotel|
|Thurs 16th May||Cork||Westgate Foundation|
|Tues 21st May||Claremorris||McWilliam Park Hotel|
|Thurs 23rd May||Cavan||Cavan Crystal Hotel|
|Tues 11th June||Kilkenny||Hotel Kilkenny|
Raed on for conference presnetations....
The ICSH would like to salute this year’s winners as champions in the social housing sector, exemplifying the dedication and resilience of those working to provide affordable homes in Ireland.
The ICSH Biennial National Social Housing Conference, supported by Gas Networks Ireland and the Allianz Community Housing Awards took place on the 27th & 28th September 2017 in the Limerick Strand Hotel.
Speaker presentations and visual highlights
Fold Ireland’s housing regeneration scheme at Ballygall Road, Glasnevin, Dublin scooped the overall winner award at the Irish Council for Social Housing’s 8th Biennial Community Housing Awards, sponsored by Allianz, in the Limerick Strand Hotel on Wednesday 27th September. The awards, showcasing housing quality, innovation and partnership are open to housing associations, housing cooperatives and local authorities.