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Applying for local authority/social housing

Circle VHA have created a guide to assist on strengthening the knowledge on how to apply for social and affordable housing in Ireland. This document also reflects on how Circle VHA contribute to the delivery of social and affordable housing alongside the design specifications. To learn more about the process please view the attached document.

Residents of Inchicore on an active building site in protective gear, hardhats alongside team who is delivering the project.

Circle VHA celebrates first direct construction project with groundbreaking event at Richmond Place

MARKING A UNIQUE NEW MODEL OF HOUSING AND CARE PROVISION IN IRELAND IN COLLABORATION WITH ALONE Monday 17th October 2022 – Today marks a special day as Lord Mayor of Dublin Caroline Conway together with Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien and key stakeholders came together to launch The Housing Agency ‘Housing… Continue Reading Circle VHA celebrates first direct construction project with groundbreaking event at Richmond Place

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Wooly Farm traveled to Fairfields & Fairgreen Manor!

Wooly Farm and their collection of furry animals travel to see our tenants in Fairgreen Manor, Dunlavin located in Co. Wicklow and Fairfield’s, Co. Waterford to take part in our summer Tenant Engagement Events. Tenant Engagement Officers (TSO’s) Helena Crotty and Catherine Elliot Lewis were the organiser’s of these fun, furry events! What was the… Continue Reading Wooly Farm traveled to Fairfields & Fairgreen Manor!

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Circle VHA Celebrates delivery of 57 Social Homes in County Waterford

Circle Voluntary Housing Association celebrated the official opening of 57 social homes at Butterfield, Mount Neil, Co. Waterford in February 2022. A two-phased development, built and completed to the Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) highest standards. These homes have all the necessary certifications to ensure our tenant families have safe and quality constructed A-rated, low-energy… Continue Reading Circle VHA Celebrates delivery of 57 Social Homes in County Waterford

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Tenant Engagement Strategy Launch Event

On Thursday 4th November, Circle Voluntary Housing Association members, Supporting Communities members, tenants, and external contributors gathered to celebrate the launch of their Tenant Engagement Strategy & Strategy 24 at the Temple Bar Gallery and Studio in Dublin. Our Tenant Engagement Strategy was derived from our innate desire to provide the best possible housing to… Continue Reading Tenant Engagement Strategy Launch Event

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The official opening of Fairgreen Manor, Dunlavin

40 FAMILIES NOW OCCUPY THEIR NEW HOMES AS CIRCLE VHA COMPLETES TENANCY AT FAIRGREEN MANOR, DUNLAVIN, CO. WICKLOW On the 16th of February 2022, Circle VHA celebrates the final handover to all 40 families of their new homes at Fairgreen Manor, Dunlavin, Co Wicklow alongside Cathaoirleach Shay Cullen, local councillors, tenants of Fairgreen Manor and… Continue Reading The official opening of Fairgreen Manor, Dunlavin

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Webinar 1 – Opportunities for Developers

Circle Housing presenting alongside AIB and The Housing Agency Ireland discussing “Opportunities for Developers ~ Working with an AHB” A presentation in which provides details into working with Circle Housing (AHB), funding, and delivering under Housing For All.

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Social Impact Research

Clúid, Respond and Circle are pleased to announce an exciting research partnership to identify the social impact of living in an Approved Housing Body (AHB) home. While many are aware of the far-reaching benefits of social housing, it is important that these benefits can be clearly identified and measured, allowing us to understand the value… Continue Reading Social Impact Research

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Official Deerpark Community Centre Reopening

Circle VHA in partnership with South Dublin County Council and Foróige celebrate reopening of Deerpark Community Centre following significant investment. In November 2021, we officially re-opened the refurbished Deerpark Community Centre in Tallaght Dublin 24, following significant investment. A jointly funded project, in excess of €35K investment, by Circle VHA and South Dublin County Council… Continue Reading Official Deerpark Community Centre Reopening

Thornton Heights residents celebrate one year anniversary

Residents of Thornton Heights in Inchicore, Dublin 8 marked their one year anniversary in their state-of-the-art new homes with an afternoon of community celebrations on Saturday, 22nd August 2015. The residents created a festival atmosphere with a street party, including face-painting, sports, food and general celebrations. A partnership between Dublin City Council and the St… Continue Reading Thornton Heights residents celebrate one year anniversary

Lord Mayor Christy Burke and Minister Alan Kelly launch Peadar Kearney House

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke, and the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Alan Kelly TD have officially launched Peadar Kearney House in Dublin 1. A social housing scheme providing 56 homes in inner-city Dublin, Peadar Kearney House is located on the site of the old Liberty House on Railway Street, Dublin 1. … Continue Reading Lord Mayor Christy Burke and Minister Alan Kelly launch Peadar Kearney House