Social Housing Strategy 2020

The Government launched its Social Housing Strategy on 26th November 2014, it commits to;

  • supplying 35,000 additional social housing units at a cost of €3.8 billion over the next 6 years;
  • Estimated 29,000 Jobs in construction and promotion of mixed-tenure developments
  • meeting the housing needs of some 75,000 households through local authority provision via the private rented sector – using Housing Assistance Payment and Rental Accommodation Scheme;
  • reforming social housing delivery and management in Ireland,
  • establishing the Dublin Social Housing Delivery Taskforce, to respond to the current supply difficulties and focus on the delivery of social housing in the Dublin area, and
  • sets out road map to accommodate everyone on the Housing Waiting Lists by 2020 (90,000 households)

The full strategy is available by clicking the link below:

Social Housing Strategy 2020