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Estimate of New Property Requirement for Social Housing

Posted: Jan 01, 2014 By: The Housing Agency Research area:  Social Housing, Supply
Estimate of New Property Requirement for Social Housing

During the preparation of the Social Housing Strategy 2020, the Housing Agency was requested by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to provide an analysis and an estimate of the requirements for additional residential properties to meet the needs of those households qualified for social housing support. The requirement figure of approximately 35,000 was estimated based on the returns by local housing authorities reported in the 2013 Assessment of Social Housing Needs and a number of assumptions.

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