Tenancy Protection Service successfully protects over 3,000 households at risk of losing their tenancy in the Dublin region

The four Dublin Local Authorities and Threshold today (May 23rd) officially launched the public awareness campaign for the Tenancy Protection Service (TPS) which encourages people to contact the service when their tenancy is at risk. Since the launch of the service in June 2014, a total of 3,160 households had their tenancy protected. The TPS is operating against the backdrop of a significant increase in families and individuals contacting local authorities and homeless services for emergency accommodation, primarily due to the loss of their homes in the private rented sector.

Housing Land Initiative

Repair and Lease Scheme

Landlords, Residential Property Owners and Approved Housing Bodies

Would you like a €40,000* grant to refurbish a rental property?  Dublin City Council and The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government have launched the Repair and Lease Scheme.

*Terms and conditions apply



Approved Housing Bodies

Dublin City Council has divided the City into six different zones for its administration of the Repair and Lease Scheme by Approved Housing Bodies.

Central Area

Peter McVerry Trust

North West (Finglas/Cabra/Ballymun)


North Central (Coolock/Clontarf/Raheny)

Repair and Lease Scheme

Fabric Upgrade Programme

Dublin City Council's Fabric Upgrade Programme is continuing to upgrade the Council's social housing stock to be more energy efficient, with funding from SEAI.  Since Phase 1 of the programme began in June 2013, Dublin City Council has upgraded 7,299 of its social housing units and will have saved an estimated €16.6 million on energy bills by the end of 2016.

Housing Acts 1966-2014 Notification of Housing Needs Assessment 2016


All housing applicants were recently requested to return a Housing Needs Assessment form to  have their application re-assessed for eligibility to remain on the Housing List.  This assessment is ongoing and Dublin City Council wish to remind you that if you have not returned a completed form, you should do so immediately.  

Tenant Incremental Purchase Scheme 2016

The Tenant (Incremental) Purchase Scheme is a new scheme to let local authority tenants buy their homes.

How does it work?

Under this scheme, you can apply to your local authority to buy your local authority house.  If approved, you must continue to live in the house for as long as you own it.  You will get a discount on the price of the house based on your income.


And Further Responses to Family Homelessness in the Dublin Region

Dublin City Council confirms that the 22 Rapid Build Housing Units, Baile na Laochra, Poppintree, Ballymun, Dublin 11 are now substantially completed, whilst works to finish the entire estate including assigned certification and snagging is expected to conclude during April 2016.

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