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Following a decision to wind down its operations after three decades, Athlone & District Housing Association distributed its surplus funds to local charities last week.
Housing associations are not willing to help people struggling with mortgages in one-off cases, despite them having the ability to do so, according to one elected member of Mayo County Council this week. Sinn Féin councillor Gerry Murray hit out at the sector saying: "There are people out there in a very serious situation and the only exit strategy they have is at the mercy of the likes of Respond and Clúid in the voluntary housing sector who have no interest in pulling people out of mortgage arrears, certainly in urban areas, and in rural areas especially."
Housing agency Clúid has welcomed the €2.2 billion capital investment in social housing announced in the Budget this week.
The latest successful delivery of social housing by Clúid Housing Association has resulted in seven new properties in Eskerhills, Ballinasloe, Co Galway.
Clúid Housing Association and Túath Housing Association have praised Galway City Council for helping to bring about a complex of 26 new homes in Knocknacarra, which were officially unveiled in Knocknacarra this week.
In the spirit of Bealtaine, Clúid took the opportunity to promote sheltered housing and independent living as a first option for older people last week, a message which formed part of an awareness raising event about the wealth of activity and services available to older people enabling them to get involved in the local community.
Clúid Housing Association launched its 2011 annual report. The report highlights Clúid’s mission and commitment to deliver homes to those in dire need. To date Clúid has delivered 117 homes in Mayo.
The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) announced that 16 housing projects have been shortlisted for the prestigious Allianz Community Housing Awards 2011. Included in the shortlist are housing projects developed by Mayo Abbey Housing Association, Achill Sheltered Housing Association, and Cluid Housing Association in Ballina.
Mayo is to receive funding for five housing units to meet the needs of persons with specific types of housing needs.
The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH), the state’s national social housing federation, has launched a new national energy saving scheme this week in Ballinasloe, Co Galway. In association with Bord Gais, the scheme was developed to benefit housing associations, which provide more than 20,000 homes for families, older people, the homeless, and people with disabilities throughout the country.