Owners of vacant homes are being urged to bring their properties back into use in order to increase the housing supply

With the recent announcement that just 2,700 properties are available to rent nationwide, Tom Gilligan, Director of Services at Mayo County Council is urging vacant home property owners to take action and help increase the housing supply.


Minister Damien English launches manual to assist redevelopment of vacant buildings.

The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English, T.D., launched (10th April,2019) a manual to help property owners, the public, local authorities and the construction industry to developing vacant buildings. Bringing Back Homes – Manual for the reuse of existing buildings aims to help increase housing supply as well as rejuvenate town centres and city streets.