Laois County Council received an early Christmas gift today with the news that over €4million in funding is being made available for 22 new social homes in Durrow.
Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council, John King, has welcomed the approval of €4,467,829 funding to Laois County Council for the provision the houses at Sean Doire, Cork Road, Durrow, Co. Laois
Speaking from County Hall this morning, the Cathaoirleach stated:
“I am delighted that the green light has been given for a new housing development in Durrow village.
“I previously discussed this project with local TD and Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan and am pleased that approval in principle has been granted for the provision of 22 new social homes which falls under the Local Authority Housing Construction Programme and Rebuilding Ireland.
“The project is one of the biggest capital investments in Durrow in recent years and will provide much needed housing to families in need.”
The project will be a mixed development consisting of 8 x 3 bed and 14 x 2 bed houses.
Concluding Cathaoirleach King stated:
“This is really good news and a step in the right direction to deal with the housing waiting lists in County Laois.”