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PURCHASE OF HOUSE SCHEMES AND/OR LAND FOR SOCIAL HOUSING - Meath County Council is seeking to purchase schemes of houses and/or land for Social Housing purposes by public tender

Date Released: 14 December 2016

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

PURCHASE OF HOUSE SCHEMES AND/OR LAND FOR SOCIAL HOUSING

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Meath County Council is seeking to purchase schemes of houses and/or land for Social Housing purposes by public tender in the following areas across the county:

 

Ashbourne

Kells

Bettystown

Laytown

Duleek

Navan

Dunboyne

Ratoath

Dunshaughlin

Slane

Enfield

Trim

All other towns/villages in County Meath where there is a social housing need

 

 

The house types needed are as follows:

  • 2-bedroom -  66%
  • 3-bedroom -  27%
  • 4-bedroom -  4%
    • Larger and other accessible houses for addressing specific needs  -3%

The proposed housing schemes/land should ideally suit the size of the town or village and comply with the following guidelines:

  • Towns and villages with populations up to 1,000 - Scheme size up to 20 houses
  • Towns and villages with populations > 1,000 up to 5,000 - Scheme size up to 30 houses
  • Towns and villages with populations  >5,000 up to 15,000 - Scheme size up to 40 houses
    • Towns and villages with population over 15,000 – Scheme size up to 50 houses

House schemes/lands to be considered must be close to services in a town or village, ideally within one mile (1.6km) from shop, school and local amenities.  House schemes should ideally comply with the publication ‘Quality Housing for Sustainable Communities’ and other relevant guidelines and be in compliance with Building Regulations.

Land to be considered must be zoned as A1 (Existing Residential) or A2 (New Residential).

Please visit the e-tenders website for further information and required forms.  Submissions to be made by 4:00p.m. on Thursday, 2nd February, 2017.

House scheme purchases/lands are subject to the approval of the Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government. Meath County Council is not obliged to purchase any schemes of houses or lands submitted as part of this process. 

Any queries in relation to the advertisement should be directed to Liz Byrne at 046 9097257 or via  the e-tenders website.

 

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