News & Events

Housing Agency welcomes the publication of the Housing First National Implementation Plan 2022 - 2026
Housing Europe launch a new research report on Cost Rental, supported by the Housing Agency's Research Support Programme
Posted: Dec 12, 2021 Categories: News

Housing Europe, a Brussels-based think tank has published a report for the Housing Agency on cost rental case studies in Austria, Denmark and Finland. Each of these three countries has large-scale cost rental social housing schemes. This report outlines how rent setting and financing takes place in each of the three countries.

The Housing Agency and Kerry County Council win ULI Placemaking award
Posted: Dec 06, 2021 Categories: News

The Housing Agency in conjunction with Kerry County Council has won the ULI CBRE Munster Private / Private sector award for placemaking for the Tralee regeneration project.

In 2004, Tralee Town Council identified the Mitchels / Boherbee area of the town as being in need of major regeneration in order to deal with the underlying physical, economic and social problems that affected the area. This major ongoing transformative regeneration project defines a standard for best practice in regeneration and placemaking.

The Housing Agency to support the enhanced Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme
Posted: Nov 30, 2021 Categories: News

Press Statement

The Housing Agency to support the enhanced Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme.

Tuesday, 30th November: The Housing Agency will play a central role in assisting homeowners and local authorities as part of the enhanced Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme announced by Minister Darragh O’Brien today.

Essay Prize Announcement 2021
Posted: Nov 24, 2021 Categories: News

The Housing Agency is delighted to announce the winner of the 2021 Housing Agency Essay Prize competition. This prize is awarded to the most original student essay submitted for assessment as part of the Institute of Public Administration’s Professional Diploma in Housing Studies. This year’s winner is:


Sarah Kennedy, for her essay ‘The Housed Homeless: The Role of Housing Policy in Supporting Victims of Intimate Partner Violence’.

Housing Conference 2021
Posted: Oct 13, 2021 Categories: News, Events

The Government’s new housing strategy commits to increasing the supply of housing to an average of 33,000 homes per year over the next decade and providing for an optimal mix of social, affordable, and private housing for sale and rent.

Housing for All: A New Housing Plan for Ireland will be the focus of The Housing Agency's Housing Conference 2021, which will take place online from Monday 8 to Friday 12 November.

The Housing Agency welcomes funding to support Housing for All in Budget 2022
Posted: Oct 12, 2021 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency has today welcomed the announcement of significant investment in housing in Ireland, as set out in Budget 2022.

Training Needs Analysis (now closed)
Posted: Oct 08, 2021 Categories: News, Events

Please note that The Housing Agency is no longer accepting submissions for the Training Needs Analysis Questionnaire.

Research & Education Supports
Posted: Oct 08, 2021 Categories: News

The Housing Agency currently has a number of housing research and education support opportunities.

Research Support Programme

The call for applications for the 2022 Research Support Programme is now open. Deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 23rd September 2022. Please make sure to read all of the documents below before submitting an application.

Webinar: Changes to Part V 2021: An overview for the housing sector
Posted: Sep 22, 2021 Categories: News, Events

The Housing Agency and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland will host a webinar outlining the changes to Part V under the Affordable Housing Act 2021, which came into operation on 3 September.

This 60-minute webinar will take place at 3pm on Monday 11 October.

Click here to register