Housing Development

Housing Agency Development Land - Expression of Interest

The Land Aggregation Scheme (LAGS) was introduced in 2010 as part of revised arrangements for the funding of land for social and affordable housing purposes. Under the Scheme a total of 73 sites were transferred to the Housing Agency. whose Strategic Development and Management Plan identified 36 Sites as being Suitable for Immediate Development, 17 of which are currently under development. Where lands have a development capacity of approximately 100 units, it is envisaged that the development partners will be Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs).

The Housing Agency is seeking Expressions of Interest from AHBs to select appropriately experienced and resourced AHBs to work with the Agency to develop identified sites.

€151m announced for housing associations to deliver over 1,000 homes to the most vulnerable

The ICSH welcome the announcement today by Ministers Kelly and Coffey of the €151m investment the first significant development programme under CAS for the last number of years


Funding of €84m will be provided for new build construction of 521 new homes and €67m for the purchase of a further 536 homes.


Revised CALF Financial Models

Revised CALF financial models are now available on the Members Only section of our website. Log in with your previously supplied details and click on the Leasing Publications and Circulars section to access these. If you have any problems with logging in, please contact Catherine McGillycuddy on catherine@icsh.ie. For any queries in relation to the financial model, please contact Paula Kenny on paulakenny@icsh.ie or 01 6618334.

Housing Minister approves €46 million for housing projects for homeless persons and people with special needs

Minister for Housing and Planning, Ms. Jan O’Sullivan, today (21 May 2014) announced a capital investment totalling over €46m for a range of housing projects which will provide a total of 416 units of accommodation for people with special housing needs including the elderly, persons with an intellectual or physical disability and homeless persons.


CALF seminar

Capital Advance Leasing Facility (CALF) seminar
Jury's Inn, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1
25th March 2014


This CALF seminar is intended to give an overview of the CALF funding model including the background and context to its introduction, details relating to the application and assessment process. In particular the CPD allows for learning on the workings of the ICSH Financial Model in a step by step manner using worked examples of small to medium type projects. The seminar will prove beneficial and insightful for AHBs looking to explore the CALF model as a means of financing social housing provision.