“Housing Ourselves” - conference on community led design and co-housing

Co-operative housing Ireland and its member, Cloughjordan Co-housing, will participate in a conference bringing together people with an interest or involvement in co-operative housing, co-living projects, community land trusts, community development, planning, green building and social finance.


Co-operative Housing Ireland publishes annual report for 2016

More than 70 representatives from the eleven member socities of Co-operative Housing Ireland attended an Annual General Meeting in Cork to hear the association's results for the year 2016.  The report highlights successes that include the delivery 191 new homes across the country and the creation of a new co-operative for the Connacht region.

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Census figures underline need for construction programme

14 Jul 2016 | 0 comments
Preliminary figures for Census 2016 released today by the CSO underline the need for a new national housing construction programme.  The population of the country has grown by close to 170,000 people, but fewer than 19,000 additional homes have been provided – one home for every nine new people.

Co-operative Housing Ireland welcomes publication of report of Dail Committee on Housing and Homelessness

17 Jun 2016 | 0 comments
Co-operative Housing Ireland has welcomed the recommendations of the Dail Committee on Housing and Homelessness to address the housing crisis.  The Committee has called for a programme that would increase the level of housing provision over the coming five years from 35,000 new homes to 50,000.  This ambitious new target has the potential to make a significant impact in beginning to address significant underlying structural problems in Irish housing supply.

Co-operative Housing comes to Waterford

22 Apr 2016 | 0 comments
People who are interested in having a say in designing their own homes are being invited to consider co-operative housing as part of a new initiative in Waterford City.  An information evening on the idea will take place on Wednesday, 27th April at The Granary on Hanover Street in the City at 7pm.

Information for rental co-operative members

11 Apr 2016 | 0 comments
From April of this year, Co-operative Housing Ireland, along with all other approved housing bodies, was brought under the remit of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB), when the relevant sections of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 came into effect.  The process is under way to register existing tenancies with the Board.

Major new co-operative housing scheme announced for north Dublin

19 Nov 2015 | 0 comments
Co-operative Housing Ireland is to provide homes for 39 families at a vacant site in Richmond Road, Drumcondra, Co. Dublin. The homes will be developed at a cost of €10.5million with construction due to commence in the first half of 2016. The first occupants are expected to take up residence in 2017.

NABCO publishes annual report for 2014

17 Oct 2015 | 0 comments
NABCO, Ireland's national co-operative housing provider, published its annual report at its Annual General Meeting in Dublin today.  The report highlights some of the key successes of 2014 including the delivery of more than 80 new homes in Dublin and Munster as well as the opening of a new office for NABCO Dublin City Co-operative at Camac Crescent, Inchicore.

Wexford families benefit from county’s first housing co-operative

16 Oct 2015 | 0 comments
New housing at Parkton Mews, Enniscorthy is the first housing co-operative to be opened in the south east and was officially opened by Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD today.  Vice Chairman for Enniscorthy Municipal District, Cllr. James Browne represented Wexford County Council.    

Co-operatives are focus of Convergence 2015

06 Oct 2015 | 0 comments
Convergence is a sustainable living festival that Cultivate Living and Learning have curated since 2000. For this, the 20th Convergence, a number of workshops, facilitated conversations, field trips and conferences organized by different co-operatives, or organisations promoting co-ops, are being offered across the island. 

NABCO Wins National Q Mark Title

25 Sep 2015 | 0 comments
At the National Q Mark Awards in Dublin this evening, NABCO received an award for its quality management systems.  The Association has been a member of the EIQA, which awards the Q Mark, since 2013.

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