€189,393 funding for Carlow County Council to take eight Housing Developments in charge – DEERING.

8th July, 2016

Carlow Fine Gael TD., Pat Deering, has said €189,393 has been provisionally approved for Carlow County Council to take eight housing developments in charge. “The Minister for Housing, Simon Coveney TD, has confirmed to me that €189,393 has been provisionally approved for Carlow County Council to take eight housing developments in charge, a total of 247 units will benefit from this initative.

“The housing developments to come under the remit of Carlow County Council thanks to this initiative include Academy Court, Montgomery Street; Ballydarton Mews, Fenagh; Loch Abhainn, Carlow Town, Moyacomb Meadow, Clonegal; The Meadows, Kildavin; and Phelim Wood, Rath Felim and Rathsillan in Tullow.
“This is really great news for housing estates and developments right across the county, that have been left unfinished or in need of further work by developers. Now that these developments will be under the remit of Carlow County Council this work can finally be done, and families can expect to live in high quality developments that are properly serviced.

“This funding allocation from Government, also enables the council to raise a further €89,607 through bonds and other sources, in order to help finance this initiative.

“Minister Coveney has said that this initiative should be seen in the context of the Government’s forthcoming Action Plan for Housing. Funding provided through Local Authorities will support the provision of new infrastructure to support the development of high quality homes for all.”