Planning applications have been submitted to build additional homes in two existing Laois housing estates.
In Ballylinan, it is intended that nine new properties will be added to the Doirin Alainn estate.
DeBhal Construction Ltd have submitted proposals in a planning application to Laois County Council.
They wish to construct a 9-unit residential development consisting of six two-storey three-bedroom houses, two two-storey two-bedroom end of terrace houses and one two-storey two-bedroom mid terraced house.
The proposed development will be accessed via the existing estate roads within the Doirin Alainn estate.
It will also include access roads, footpaths, foul and surface water drainage and all associated infrastructure works and services.
A decision on this proposed development from Laois County Council is due by June 9.
Meanwhile, McKenzie Development Ltd have applied to add 24 homes to the existing estate at The Glen, Kilnacourt Woods in Portarlington.
They wish to construct 20 two-storey three-bedroom semi-detached houses, two one-bedroom single-storey semi-detached bungalows and two two-bedroom single-storey semi-detached bungalows.
A decision on this proposed development from Laois County Council is due by June 10.