ICSH News

€151m announced for housing associations to deliver over 1,000 homes to the most vulnerable

The ICSH welcome the announcement today by Ministers Kelly and Coffey of the €151m investment the first significant development programme under CAS for the last number of years

 

Funding of €84m will be provided for new build construction of 521 new homes and €67m for the purchase of a further 536 homes.

 

Housing Agency Regulation Office launch Annual Report and Financial Standard

The Regulation Office at the Housing Agency has released its first Annual Report and Sectoral Analysis on the regulation of AHBs. The Annual Report highlights the importance of regulation and explains how regulation is necessary to facilitate the delivery of more social housing. The Annual Report provides, for the first time, key data and analysis on the AHB sector operating in Ireland based on individual regulatory assessment of 142 AHBs.

2014 HAPM results

HAPM (Housing Association Performance Management) has been operated by the ICSH since 2005 to monitor the housing management performance of housing associations in Ireland. Participation is on a voluntary basis and this year, more housing associations and tenancies were covered than in any previous year.

Minsters Kelly & Coffey announce €1.5 Billion Social Housing Targets for Local Authorities To 2017

  • 25% Reduction in Housing Waiting List through Build, Buying & Leasing Programme
  • In excess of €500m for Dublin Local Authorities

Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government, Alan Kelly T.D., along with Minister of State, Paudie Coffey T.D., have today (1 April, 2015) announced housing targets for each local authority area out to 2017.

Residential Land Availability Survey 2014

The Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, in conjunction with Local Authority Planning Departments, carried out a national survey of all lands zoned for residential or primarily residential development in statutory local authority development plans and local area plans across Ireland in to determine the location and quantity of lands that may be regarded as being undeveloped and available for primarily residential development purposes.

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