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.

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.

Charities Regulatory Authority update

The Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA) has now sent out letters to ALL charities registered for tax exemption with the Revenue Commissioners before 16th October 2015 with details of how to create an account and update charity details on the CRA website.

If you haven't received a letter please submit a query via the CRA website giving your charity's name, CHY number, registered charity number (obtainable via the public Register of Charities) and current address and they will contact you with further details, so you can create an account and update charity details on the CRA website.



Social Housing Strategy “Long Over-Due and Badly Needed” – Irish Council for Social Housing

The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) has welcomed the Government’s social housing strategy, published today (26.11.14), as “long over-due and badly needed”.  The Council also highlighted the “key role” earmarked for non-profit housing associations in the delivery of new social housing.