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About the Housing Agency

The Housing Agency is a government body working with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG), Local Authorities and Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) in the delivery of housing and housing services. The Agency also implements the Pyrite Remediation Scheme and is the interim regulator of the AHB sector.

Our Mission

To promote the supply of housing to meet current and future needs and demand by being a centre of expert knowledge on housing, supporting housing policy development and implementing effective housing programmes in collaboration with key stakeholders.

Social housing support provided by your local authority. If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless see our Homeless Services section.

The Mortgage to Rent scheme is a government initiative to help home owners who are at risk of losing their home.

If you are a property owner you might be able to lease your properties for social housing purposes

www.housingforall.ie provides information about standards and design to ensure that every person has a home that is appropriate to their needs.

This Data Hub provides access to housing data on a range of issues to give an overview of housing in Ireland.

Online resources to support housing practitioners include the www.housingmanual.ie and www.housingtraining.ie