Vacant Housing Repair and Leasing Initiative

Vacant Housing Repair & Leasing Initiative and Buy to Renew Scheme

Repair and Leasing

South Dublin County Council will assist owners of vacant residential properties with improvement works.

Owners who wish to avail of this scheme should completed the attached enquiry form and submit all relevant documentation. Application form below.

There are a number of requirements in relation to this scheme

  • Property must be vacant for 12 months
  • Must be a social housing demand for the property
  • Minimum lease term of 10 years to max 20 years
  • Not available for private renting
  • Repairs payment agreed by South Dublin County Council and property owner

South Dublin County Council will assist property owners to develop the scope of the works. Property inspections will be carried out by South Dublin County Council staff and will identify the work required to bring property to the required standard.

Please see attached Repair and Leasing Initiative FAQ’s for further information

Repair and Leasing FAQ’s below.

Buy and Renew Scheme

South County Council and AHB sector are looking for suitable properties to meet the need for social housing. The focus under ‘Buy and Renew’ is older stock as part of tackling dereliction and improving streetscapes in towns/urban areas. Are you aware of any property in your area or town that is vacant or in need of repair please complete the form on vacanthomes.ie

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