FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
06 October 2016
ICSH WELCOMES LAUNCH OF SOCIAL HOUSING INITIATIVE AND COMMITMENT TO 26,000 NEW BUILDS
Event: Ordinary Homes, Ordinary Places: Planning, designing and building supportive communities for people with disabilities
When: Tuesday 11th October 2016, 10am - 3.45pm
HAPM (Housing Association Performance Management) has been developed and managed by the ICSH since 2004 and is an important self-monitoring tool for housing associations to assess their performance and benchmark this within the sector.
The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) today welcomed the publication of the Housing Action Plan by Minister Simon Coveney and in particular the recommendation for a boost in social housing supply to 47,000 new units by 2021.
Members are advised to note specific local authorities deadlines (as below) for submission of proposals under the 2016 CAS Call for Proposals.
Wicklow County Council invites submissions from Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) for the delivery of cost effective and sustainable proposals to meet identified housing needs within Co. Wicklow.
South Dublin County Council invites Approved Housing Bodies to put forward cost effective and sustainable proposals to meet the housing needs for priority need as specified in DECLG Call for CAS 2016 announcement.
The Department is now accepting applications for capital funding for the delivery through either the construction or acquisition of housing accommodation to cater for the priority groups under the Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) such as homeless persons, elderly, people with a disability with a particular emphasis, but not exclusively, on moving people with a disability from a congregated setting into community based living.