Construction to begin on 80 new social housing units in Dunleer
Eighty new social housing units are set to be built in Dunleer, with construction to start immediately.
News of the new homes was announced yesterday as part of plans for 534 new social housing units nationwide.
The homes will be made available to Louth County Council to cater for those on the housing waiting list in the county.
A statement from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government said: “On behalf of the Department of Housing the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA), part of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), today announced contract award of the Social Housing Bundle 1 PPP project to the Comhar consortium.
“Construction of 534 homes, across five Local Authorities in Dublin City, South Dublin, Louth, Kildare and Wicklow County Council’s, will start immediately.
“The NDFA acted as agent for the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (the Sanctioning Authority) and Dublin City Council (the Sponsoring Agency on behalf of all local authorities involved).”