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A number of changes to the housing grant schemes operated by Mayo County Council will be put before the elected members of the council when they next meet. At the Ballina Municipal District April meeting, director of services for Mayo County Council, Paul Benson, told the district members: “Housing grants are on the adjourned April agenda, hopefully we will get moving on that. We have approved grants up to December 2014. It’s important we do get the changes recommended through, because we are looking at currently being able to approve grants up to the end of February this year, and that’s it until probably next November unless we get changes.”
The Sisters of Mercy have donated their building on Forster Street to COPE to develop into a Galway Women’s Refuge to replace the current facility in Waterside.
Mayo County Council will be carrying out a “statutory assessment of housing needs” next year for the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government. Director of Services for Mayo County Council, Martin Keating, informed the members of the Housing Strategic Policy Committee of Mayo County Council of this assessment at their November meeting this week.