Page last updated: 21/01/22
The 2nd phase of the Government’s current PPP programme, announced by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin T.D in Budget 2015, envisages a programme to invest €300million in social housing and is expected to comprise
The Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage is the sanctioning authority for the Programme with NDFA acting as financial advisor, procuring authority and project manager.
On 21st July 2016, the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney T.D. announced the location of the 8 sites comprising the 2nd bundle of the Social Housing PPP Programme as follows:
|Site||Local Authority||Indicative No. of Units|
|The Walk, Roscommon Town, Co. Roscommon||Roscommon Co. Council||53|
|The Miles, Clonakilty, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||52|
|Slievekeale, Waterford City||Waterford City & Co. Council||58|
|Ballyburke, Galway City||Galway City Council||74|
|Shannon East, Co. Clare||Clare Co. Council||51|
|Poundhill, Skibbereen, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||50|
|Oakwood, Macroom, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||50|
|Nancy’s Lane, Clane, Co. Kildare||Kildare Co. Council||77|
|Sanctioning Authority||Dept. Housing, Local Government & Heritage|
|Sponsoring Agency||Cork County Council|
|Local Authorities||Cork Co. Council, Clare Co. Council, Galway City & Co. Council, Kildare Co. Council, Roscommon Co. Council, Waterford City & Co. Council|
|Legal Advisor||Eversheds Sutherland|
|Insurance Advisor||Willis Risk Services (Ireland) Ltd.|
|Planning Advisor||HRA Planning|
|Architect||Simon J Kelly Architects|
|Civil & Structural Engineers||Hayes Higgins Partnership|
|Mechanical & Electrical Engineers||Matt O’Mahony & Associates|
|Quantity Surveyor||Currie and Brown|
The contract for Bundle 2 of the Social Housing PPP programme was awarded on the 27th November 2019 to Torc Housing Partnership, a consortium that includes Equitix Ltd / Kajima Partnerships Ltd, JJ Rhatigan / OHL, Derwent FM and Tuath Housing with debt funding provided by Nord/LB and Bank of Ireland.
Construction commenced immediately with homes delivered for occupation between May and December 2021. Tenants have been moving into their new homes since completion.
The homes remain in local authority ownership and Torc Housing Partnership will provide maintenance and tenancy management services for a 25-year service period.