Housing waiting list to ease as Council seeks to acquire Letterkenny units

first_imgDonegal County Council is seeking to acquire 155 social housing units in Letterkenny.The Council’s housing waiting list is over-burdened with in excess of 2,000 people on the waiting list at present.However, plans are afoot for the Council to gain additional units through turnkey acquisitions. The Letterkenny proposals include 122 units in Creevesmith, 11 in Glencar and 22 in Carnamuggagh.Four proposals have been received by the Council.The 122 Creevesmith units includes proposals from two developers. One proposal includes 18 one-bedroom apartments, 42 two-bedroom apartments, 18 three-bedroom semi-detached houses and eight four-bedroom semi-detached houses.The other Creevesmith proposal includes 20 three-bedroom semi-detached houses and 16 four-bedroom semi-detached houses. In Glencar, eleven three-bedroom semi-detached houses are proposed and in Carnamuggagh 14 three-bedroom semi-detached houses and eight two-bedroom duplex units are included.The proposals have been assessed by the Council.“The next stage of the process will be to engage with the proposers to advise on the current housing need, including the preferred mix of housing units and to enter into negotiations on price,” Eunan Kelly, Area Manager, told this month’s meeting of the Letterkenny Municipal District.“The four proposals submitted will be required to meet the current social housing need in Letterkenny in conjunction with other social housing projects,”Housing waiting list to ease as Council seeks to acquire Letterkenny units was last modified: July 14th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare 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)last_img read more