Our vision is that Ireland significantly reduces its quantity of vacant homes. The information obtained from people using this site will allow the creation of new homes from existing empty properties. WELCOME TO VACANTHOMES.IE This will also help towards meeting Ireland’s housing needs in an environmentally sustainable manner. We also want to raise awareness of vacant homes and to seek the public’s help in addressing this issue. If you are aware of an empty home in your area, please tell us and efforts will be made to contact the owner to determine if it is possible to bring this dwelling back into use. A NEW VISION "Here in Cork County Council we use vacanthomes.ie to follow up in relation to empty homes in our area. We find it a great way for the public to let us know what units are vacant and then we can follow up to try and bring them back into use. So far we’ve identified in excess of 100 properties that have potential for providing homes to people with a housing need."
-- Seamus De Faoite, Senior Executive Officer, Cork County Council
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"This is why technology can be so transforming. It’s eminently sensible to use the swarm of people out and about in different areas to do the hunting for vacant homes and then to make targeted interventions where it’s possible."
-- Karl Deeter, Business Person, Commentator, Journalist Tv/Radio Presenter
IN THE PRESS

Instructions

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Find a residential property that you believe to be vacant.

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Fill in the form with as many details as you have. If you are standing near the vacant property use the Geo location button to get your current location.

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If you have pictures of the property you can upload them. Or you can take pictures with your phone. Be sure geo location is enabled on your phone camera (it usually is). This will help us find the property.

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You can also insert your email address to create an account. With an account you can login and see your previously submitted properties.

Enter Property Details

Fields marked with * are required. All other fields are optional.

Is there a for sale / rent sign on the property?
Is the grass around the property overgrown?
Does the roof look damaged?
Are any of the windows boarded over?
Is the paint on the property visibly peeling?
Does there appear to be activity around the property?
Are there waste bins on the grounds?
Do you know / have access to the owner of the property?
I agree to the Terms and Conditions.

 
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