Community Housing Awards

ICSH Allianz Community Housing Awards 2019


2019 was a record-breaking year for the ICSH Allianz Community Housing Awards, which saw 50 entries across 10 categories. The quality of housing was exceptionally high and we are delighted to again have the opportunity to recognise excellence in the social housing sector, delivered by approved housing bodies and local authorities. Well done to all entrants, shortlisted projects and winners for delivering houisng of such an exceptional standard, making differences to lives and communities all over Ireland.

The awards were presented at the biennial ICSH National Social Housing Conference held in Wexford on October 10th 2019.


A Win For Fold Ireland and Regeneration at the ICSH Biennial Community Housing Awards 2017

Fold Ireland’s housing regeneration scheme at Ballygall Road, Glasnevin, Dublin scooped the overall winner award at the Irish Council for Social Housing’s 8th Biennial Community Housing Awards, sponsored by Allianz, in the Limerick Strand Hotel on Wednesday 27th September.  The awards, showcasing housing quality, innovation and partnership are open to housing associations, housing cooperatives and local authorities. 

2015 ICSH Community Housing Award Winners

The ICSH Community Housing Awards 2015 sponsored by Allianz Insurance, were announced at the ICSH biennial Social Housing Conference dinner in the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore in September 2015. To commemorate the Awards, the ICSH have produced a keepsake of the winning projects. 
The 2015 competition marked the 7th biennial awards having been in existence since 2003 and as with previous years the standard of projects was exceptionally high, demonstrating the sectors commitment to deliver the highest quality housing. The ICSH believe the Community Housing Awards truly highlight the ongoing achievements of the social housing sector in consistently developing high quality projects and delivering new and innovative housing initiatives. 
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the housing associations and local authorities throughout the country who took part in the Awards and allowed us to showcase their projects and we commend the work of all the entries and congratulate the winners of their achievements.

2015 ICSH Allianz Community Housing Award winners announced

The Community Housing Awards, which encourage, recognise and reward excellence in the delivery of social housing has been in existence since 2003 and this year marks the 7th biennial Community Housing Awards.

Without doubt, the standard and quality of submissions was exceptionally high this year demonstrating the sector's commitment to deliver the highest quality housing.

2011 Community Housing Awards

The 2011 Community Housing Awards sponsored by Allianz were announced on Wednesday 28th September as part of the ICSH Biennial National Social Conference in Galway.

Initiated in 2003, the awards showcase the range of high quality social housing projects that have been developed buy housing associations and local authorities in recent years which have contributed significantly to creating more stable and sustainable communities.

2009 Community Housing Awards

The Irish Council for Social Housing, as the national representative federation for voluntary housing associations, has been aware of the high standard of new social housing developments and their contribution to community life for many years. Established in 2003, the biennial ICSH Community Housing Awards are intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in the provision of these community social housing schemes. The aim of the Awards is to promote high quality design and link community development and housing management to the built environment.