ICSH News

Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 – Final Reminder to Register

As you are all aware by now, the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 brought tenancies of housing associations under the remit of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) as of 7th April 2016. 
 
The deadline for registrations is now just over 2 weeks away (6th April 2017). Please register as soon as possible to avail of the reduced fee of €45 or €187.50 for composite registrations. If you do not register by this date, penalty fees will be imposed for late registrations (see below).
 

Housing Association Social Housing Delivery 2016

Housing Associations (Approved Housing Bodies) have been working toward delivering an increased number of homes for people on social housing waiting lists in 2016. During 2016, housing associations provided homes for families on low incomes, homeless people, elderly and people with disabilities. the following is a summary of the homes delivered in 2016 by housing associations and the pipeline of delivery currently being progressed under Rebuilding Ireland. 
 

New Rental Strategy Needs Urgent Implementation says Leading Social Housing Body

PRESS RELEASE

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.

Social Housing Sector Calls for State Land to Deliver 15,000 Homes

PRESS RELEASE

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.

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