Kerry County Council to acquire land for affordable housing

Kerry County Council are in the process of acquiring land in efforts to provide further affordable housing. There are 18 affordable houses in the county, all are occupied. 4 houses have just been completed in Ballybunion and are awaiting allocation. The Council is currently gauging interest for the scheme for future projects in the county. Kerry County Council are acquiring land throughout the county in an effort to provide further affordable housing. They are currently inviting applications for people interested in the scheme.So far, all the houses in the scheme have been taken with 4 houses in Ballybunion awaiting allocation this year. The County Council have recently offered houses or sites in areas from Castleisland to Kenmare in an effort to gauge public interest. Based on this information they will be able to plan further affordable housing for the county. The development will provide welcome relief for low income earners and Local Authority Tenants seeking to buy their own property.