Clare County Council claims the refurbishment of derelict units in the county will have a major impact on future housing supply.
Since last May, 43 applicants in this county have sought a rennovation grant with the intention of making their property available for the rental market.
Additionally the local authority has confirmed plans for a number of social housing developments stemming from relevant compulsory purchase orders.
Senior Executive Property Management Officer with Clare County Council, Carmel Greene says many more projects are in the pipeline.
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