The Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant has been extended to eligible vacant properties in both cities and rural areas.
The aim of Kilkenny County Council's Housing Department is:
To enable every household in County Kilkenny to have available an affordable dwelling of good quality, suited to its needs, in a good environment and insofar as possible at the tenure of its choice.
We have listed the full range of our services on this website. If you need further help, please do not hesitate to contact us
Our Housing Department is here to serve you - our customers. By following the objectives of our Customer Action Plan, we aim to give you a very high standard of service.
Housing Office opening times are from 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (excluding Bank Holidays)
Afternoons is only by appointment.
Please use these emails for the following housing queries:
Social Housing Applications
Private Housing Grants
Private Rented Inspections
Notice to Quit
All Other Enquiries
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The Council is preparing a Social Housing Assessment Summary in accordance with Section 21 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 20 ...
Delivery Action Plan sets out details of both social and affordable housing delivery over the period 2022 to 2026, in line with targets set ...
Online Public Consultation
For those experiencing a reduction (or anticipate a reduction) in income from COVID-19, also open to Local Authority borrowers currently in ...
Kilkenny County Council Allocation Scheme setting out the order of priority for allocation of Social Housing supports
Differential Rent scheme applying to all dwellings under the control of Kilkenny County Council. This scheme also applies to RAS and HAP te ...
Details of the Kilkenny County Council Rent Scheme 2020
This is the document that the Housing Department refer to when vacant houses are being allocated to housing applicants
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The Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant has been extended to eligible vacant properties in both cities and rural areas. Homebuyers can now get up to €30,000 to help refurbish them.
Dealing with anti social behaviour complaints in relation to tenants as outlined in the anti social behaviour strategy.
Repair and Leasing Scheme for Vacant Houses
Housing Department specific privacy and data protection information
The Incremental Purchase Scheme (IPS) allows for Social Housing Applicants and Social Housing Tenants to purchase ‘designated’ newly built local authority houses at a discount.
Kilkenny County Council have made a number of orders for compulsory purchase which are about to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for confirmation. If confirmed, the orders will authorise the authorit ...
The Rental Accommodation Scheme (RAS) is a government initiative to cater for people who qualify for social housing supports and are in receipt of rent supplement (state support payment) and living i ...
HAP replaces the Rent Supplement for those with a long term housing need. Persons applying for HAP (Housing Assistance Payment) must be a qualified housing applicant(s) before they can apply for HAP.
Summary of the New Incremental Tenant Purchase Scheme