ICSH News

NEW AND REFURBISHED SOCIAL HOUSING TAKES THOUSANDS OFF WAITING LIST

 
 
– Social Housing Projects Showcased at Irish Architectural Archive –
 
Wednesday 15th November 2017
 
Celebrating the 2017 Community Housing Award Winners in Dublin today, Donal McManus, Chief Executive of the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) said that record entries for this year’s awards represent almost 900 homes, and at least 2000 fewer individuals on the social housing waiting list. 
 

RTB Information Seminar for Approved Housing Bodies

 
Information Seminar for Approved Housing Bodies
 
The Residential Tenancies Board would like to invite all AHB stakeholders to an information seminar. The purpose of the seminar is to provide information to those involved and working in the sector on the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2016 as it applies to AHBs, the dispute resolution services of the RTB and case outcomes.

Budget 2018 – Housing Summary Report

The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) has responded to this year’s housing budget saying it demonstrates government investment in social housing. However, the ICSH is concerned that diverting significant funds to supporting the private rental sector represents bad value for money. Social housing is an essential public service, and new spending should be used to rebuild the country’s depleted social housing stock. You can read the press release here 

A Social Housing Budget Requires a Bricks-and-Mortar Investment

The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) has said this year’s housing budget demonstrates that the government is investing in social housing. However, the housing association membership body is concerned that diverting significant funds to supporting the private rental sector represents bad value for money. Social housing is an essential public service, and new spending should be used to rebuild the country’s depleted social housing stock.

 

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