Cost Rental: A new approach from Ireland

Thursday June 16
At 13:00–15:30
People first: quality of housing as quality of living, Achieving affordability and sustainability in housing
The Housing Agency & Clúid Housing
Kino Regina, Helsinki Central Library Oodi

Registration required

Target group:
The target group this seminar is aimed at are those involved in developing and providing social and affordable housing and those interested in understanding new models of cost rental. It is envisaged that the audience would be made up of social and affordable housing providers, policy makers, financial institutions, academics, as well as the public.

Event description:
Part I – The policy journey from concept to residents moving into high quality, affordable new homes

Presentations by representatives from The Housing Agency, the State Agency which has played an integral role in the development of the form of cost rental developed in Ireland and representatives from the Irish Government’s Department of Housing Local Government & Heritage, the key Department which created the scheme.

These presentations will describe the policy development which brought about the introduction of cost rental into the Irish housing market, and the unique approach, or angle, that evolved in the model to meet the particular circumstances relevant to Ireland.

Part I will cover:

Part II – The Irish Cost Rental Model compared to International Models

Part III – Lessons from an Irish housing association providing new cost rental homes

Clúid Housing is one of the largest social and affordable housing providers in Ireland, currently providing homes for more than 23,000 people in 8,864 homes. Clúid Housing was the first housing association to have tenants move into new cost rental homes.

Part III will cover:

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Organizer's contact details:
The Housing Agency
Roslyn Molloy