ICSH Events

2011 Board Member Award

The ICSH Board Member Award was first awarded in 2007 and aims to recognise the outstanding contributions made by voluntary board members to the voluntary housing sector and their communities.

There are approximately 2,000 voluntary board members within the Voluntary Housing Sector and this award aims to celebrate individuals who have made a hugely positive contribution as a Board Member to the provision of social housing in Ireland.

2011 Community Housing Awards

The 2011 Community Housing Awards sponsored by Allianz were announced on Wednesday 28th September as part of the ICSH Biennial National Social Conference in Galway.

Initiated in 2003, the awards showcase the range of high quality social housing projects that have been developed buy housing associations and local authorities in recent years which have contributed significantly to creating more stable and sustainable communities.

2009 Community Housing Awards

The Irish Council for Social Housing, as the national representative federation for voluntary housing associations, has been aware of the high standard of new social housing developments and their contribution to community life for many years. Established in 2003, the biennial ICSH Community Housing Awards are intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in the provision of these community social housing schemes. The aim of the Awards is to promote high quality design and link community development and housing management to the built environment.

2007 Community Housing Awards

Initiated in 2003, the awards showcase the range of high quality social housing projects that have been developed buy housing associations and local authorities in recent years which have contributed significantly to creating more stable and sustainable communities.

The joint winners of the 2007 Community Housing Award are Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in partnership with Crosscare for their development at Bentley House and Waterford City Council for their housing scheme at Mount Sion Crescent.

2007 National Social Housing Conference

The 2007 ICSH biennial national social housing conference took place in Whites Hotel, Wexford Town from the 25th-27th of September. Over 300 delegates attended the conference which focused on how social housing can provide housing options right throughout peoples’ lives. Issues such apartment living in social housing, how to integrate sustainable energy initiatives, promoting neighbourhood management and delivering housing options for older people and people with disabilities were explored.

Conference papers can now be downloaded as follows:

 

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