For Immediate Release
Tuesday, 13th December 2016
The Irish Council for Social Housing says Minister Coveney’s Private Rental Sector Strategy has begun to deal with some of the crucial issues affecting the private rented sector but there is ‘need for urgent implementation’ says CEO, Dr. Donal McManus.
The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) welcome the opportunity to make a submission on the review of the Mortgage to Rent Scheme. Following the implementation of the recommendations in the Keane Report (2011), a number of housing associations have been at the forefront in assisting in the development and implementation of the Mortgage to Rent scheme.
Monday, 7th November 2016
With the increasing demand in the private rental sector, rent affordability issues and lack of security of tenure, this has created additional pressure on the social housing sector with housing associations responding to an acute demand for emergency accommodation, housing and support services.
Read our submission here.
Thursday, 20th October 2016
The social housing sector needs immediate access to land and finance in order to meet the targets set out in the Government’s Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness. That’s according to the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH), the national federation for non-profit housing associations, which is holding its housing finance conference in Kilkenny this week.