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Housing Education Bursary Scheme 2021
Posted: Aug 03, 2021 Categories: News

The Housing Agency is delighted to launch its Housing Education Bursary Scheme for the 2021/2022 academic year.

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Women & Housing Vulnerability 
Posted: Jul 28, 2021 Categories: News, Events

This September The Housing Agency will host the final in a series of webinars on housing vulnerability. Women and Housing Vulnerability will provide an opportunity to hear about policy and practice approaches to housing vulnerability from national and international experts. This event will be of interest to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and all those working in the housing, local government, justice and equality sectors.

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Watch back: Unhoused Trauma in Homelessness & Addiction
Posted: Jul 01, 2021 Categories: News, Events

On Thursday 29 July The Housing Agency hosted the second in a series of webinars on housing vulnerability. Unhoused Trauma in Homelessness and Addiction provided an opportunity to hear about policy and practice approaches to housing vulnerability from national and international experts.

Speakers:

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Multi-Unit Developments Training Webinars
Posted: Jun 30, 2021 Categories: News, Events

Hosted by The Housing Agency, this series of six free weekly webinars will see experts deliver guidance on the governance and management of apartments and multi-unit developments.

The live lunchtime training sessions will be of relevance to stakeholders involved with multi-unit developments (MUDs), and particularly to directors of owners' management companies (OMCs).

Attendees at all six live training sessions will be issued with a certificate of attendance.* 

Sessions will be held live from 12:30-2pm on six consecutive Wednesdays.

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Tenant Engagement Workshop for housing professionals, 22 July
Posted: Jun 25, 2021 Categories: News, Events

Tenant engagement is an important part of international best practice in social housing policy. It includes activities ranging from the effective distribution of information among tenants, through to the involvement of tenants in housing management, governance, and ownership.

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Watch back: Key Issues in Tackling Homelessness
Posted: Jun 25, 2021 Categories: News, Events

On Thursday, 24 June The Housing Agency hosted 'Key Issues in Tackling Homelessness,' the first in a series of webinars on housing vulnerability. The webinar provided an opportunity to hear about policy and practice approaches to housing vulnerability from national and international experts.

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Launch of AgeFriendlyHomes.ie
Posted: Jun 22, 2021 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency, Age Friendly Ireland and The Departments of Health and Housing, Local Government and Heritage have launched AgeFriendlyHomes.ie, a new website providing resources, guidance and information on housing for our ageing population.

On AgeFriendlyHomes.ie you will find information on new and existing homes, grants and funding, healthcare, design information, technology, public realm, regulations, policy and research.

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New guide highlights 10 considerations for directors involved in ownership and management of residential estates
Posted: May 19, 2021 Categories: News

A new guide published today by The Housing Agency and Chartered Accountants Ireland identifies ten considerations for directors of the bodies that manage the shared spaces and services of multi-unit developments such as apartments and housing estates.

Read Owners’ Management Companies – A Concise Guide for Directors here.

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Launch of New Guide for Owners’ Management Companies
Posted: May 10, 2021 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency and Chartered Accountants Ireland will launch Owners’ Management Companies - A Concise Guide for Directors at a webinar at 1pm on Wednesday 19 May 2021.

An increasing number of people in Ireland live in apartment developments and managed estates. Between 2002 and 2016 the number of apartments in Ireland rose by 85%. In 2019 planning permissions in Ireland for apartments exceeded those for houses for the first time.

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Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer, The Housing Agency
Posted: May 05, 2021 Categories: News, Vacancies

The Housing Agency is a key Government body, playing a crucial role in addressing Ireland’s current housing challenges and promoting the building of sustainable communities. By working closely with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Local Authorities, Approved Housing Bodies, and other key stakeholders in the housing sector, The Housing Agency acts as a centre of knowledge on housing issues, optimising the delivery and utilisation of housing and housing services, and understanding and responding to issues of housing demand and affordability.

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