Latest News County Clare

Tag archive

Anne Haugh

Housing grant scheme to remain closed in Clare until 2020

in Home/News by

Housing grant schemes for the disabled and elderly that have been closed for the last nine months in Clare will not be reopened until the conclusion of a national review by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

Keep Reading

Water capacity could prevent Tulla social housing development

in Home/News by

*Photograph: Tulla Tidy Towns Plans to build 22 social houses in Tulla will not be able to proceed if capacity issues exist regarding water supply.

Keep Reading

Need to purchase properties stressed for Council to meet housing targets

in Home/News by

Concern has been expressed that Clare County Council will come up short of meeting their Rebuilding Ireland housing targets for 2019 if it is prohibited from purchasing additional housing units.

Keep Reading

Social housing on the way for Quilty, Roslevan & Newmarket-on-Fergus

in Home/News by

* (L-R): Anne Haugh, Director of Social Development, Clare County Council; Pat Dowling, Chief Executive, Clare County Council; Mayor of Clare, Councillor Michael Begley;David Whelan, K & D Whelan Construction Ltd. Back (L-R) Max Krauss, Hassett Leyden & Associates ; Ger O’Malley, Tom McNamara & Ptnrs (Quantity Surveyor); Councillor Gerry Flynn, Chair of the Social Development…

Keep Reading

Tulla social housing needs ‘a mix of people’

in Home/News by

*Photograph: Taka Aylelower Proposed social housing in Tulla needs to contain “a mix of people” so that it individuals struggling to get a mortgage have an opportunity to purchase a house there, East Clare councillors have stressed. In February, Clare County Council confirmed it had purchased a 1.83 hectare site which would delivery 22 social…

Keep Reading

Homeless man sleeps outside office of Clare TD

in Home/News by

A homeless man was forced to sleep outside the constituency office of a Clare TD. In what is believed to be the first time a person has had to sleep rough outside the door of a Clare TD, Timmy Dooley’s constituency office on the Mill Rd in Ennis provided some shelter for a homeless man…

Keep Reading

‘Library evolution in Clare has surpassed everything’

in Home/News by

Close to 20,000 people are members of libraries in Clare.

Keep Reading

Bonds suggested as way to help home seekers

in Home/News by

Bonds have been suggested as a way to help young people make their way on to the property ladder in Clare. A joint motion from councillors, Pat McMahon, PJ Ryan and Pat Daly asked that “Clare County Council examine the potential to part fund its housing programme, through the bond option, which is popular in…

Keep Reading

Social housing residents could be charged for maintenance work

in Home/News by

A nominal fee could be charged to residents living in social housing as part of the planned maintenance programme. Senior Executive Engineer with Clare County Council, Tony Neville updated members of the Social Development SPC on the property surveys which have been conducted between June 5th and November 22nd on social housing throughout the county.…

Keep Reading

‘Squeezed middle’ unable to avail of Council house or afford a mortgage

in Home/News by

Income thresholds set for individuals trying to apply for social housing need to be reviewed, it was claimed. Aisling Corcoran of the Respond Housing Association briefed members of the Social Development SPC in Clare County Council on Wednesday last. She praised the local authority for looking at homeless hubs within the county but highlighted the…

Keep Reading

0 £0.00
Go to Top