Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Meath County Council makes additional funding available to eligible applicants who are seeking to purchase a newly built home but need additional funding to bridge the gap between their mortgage and deposit to cover the entire cost of the home by way of taking an equity stake or share of the ownership of the property under the Affordable Housing Scheme.

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Meath County Council currently has no affordable housing scheme open at present.

All new affordable schemes will be advertised in advance of the online application portal going live, on our website, on our social media platforms and in the Meath Chronicle.



Any queries can be forwarded to  We will do our utmost to deal with all queries as quickly as possible.

Please see below for further information on preparing your application.


Affordable Housing FAQs

If after reading the FAQ's you still have questions please contact our Affordable Housing Team at

Preparation to Apply for Affordable Purchase Scheme
Affordable Housing Online Application - Documentation Required

Documentation you need to apply for an Affordable Housing Scheme - Information about what you need and how to go about applying

Fresh Start Principle (applies in the case of bankruptcy or divorce)

Information on Help to Buy (HTB)

As of the 11th October 2023, the combined value of your mortgage and your affordable dwelling contribution can now be used to calculate your loan-to-value ratio in a Help To Buy application. The loan-to-value ratio must be a minimum of 70% of the full market value.

Meath County Council Scheme of Priority - Affordable Housing
Affordable Purchase Dwelling Arrangements Income Assessment Policy
Data Protection - Affordable Purchase Scheme