38 HOUSING PROJECTS WORTH ALMOST €6M TO BEGIN ACROSS DONEGAL

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first_imgA total of 38 new housing projects are to begin in Donegal with a total investment of €5,800,000 as part of the first phase of the Government’s Social Housing Strategy.The move has been welcomed by Donegal south-west TD Dinny McGinley.He said “This announcement will bring investment jobs and houses to Donegal and I am delighted that we will receive €5,800,000 funding as part of this first phase of investment, leading to 38 of housing projects.” The Projects are:-Ardara (Phase 3) – 8 UnitsRailway Park, Drumrooske, Donegal Town – 24 UnitsNewtowncunningham – 6 Units Deputy McGinley added “Nationally €312 million has been approved by the Minister for Environment Alan Kelly and Minister for ousing, Planning & Construction, Paudie Coffee. An additional 1700 social houses will be ready by 2017 with an estimated 300 additional jobs in construction created. All will be completed by 2017.“This is part of the Government’s €4billion social housing strategy to deliver 35,000 housing units by 2020 and to reduce the housing waiting lists by 25% nationally by 2017 based on the most recent housing need assessment report. It is the first major investment in local authority housing for many years.“These 100 projects across the Country are shovel ready and will deliver hundreds of much needed houses in every county.“This is just one of the ways that we will be delivering social housing units and shows this Government’s commitment in addressing the need for more social housing here in Donegal.” 38 HOUSING PROJECTS WORTH ALMOST €6M TO BEGIN ACROSS DONEGAL was last modified: May 5th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Dinny McGinleydonegalhousinglast_img

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