The Minister for Education says approval in principle has been given for 32 social housing units in Kerry.
Minister Norma Foley says she's received confirmation that the Department of Housing has given approval in principle to Kerry County Council for the developments in Tralee and Lixnaw.
Nineteen units - 18 apartments and one house - will be built under the social housing construction scheme planned for Garryruth Road in Tralee.
This will consist of 13 one-bedroom apartments, five two-bedroom apartments and one three-bedroom house.
The turnkey scheme at The Green, Ballinageragh, Lixnaw will consist of 13 houses.
This will consist of four one-bedroom homes and nine three-bedroom houses.
Minister Foley, who's the Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry, says she received the confirmation from Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien.