Housing

Housing developments with information and articles by public representative Sean Canney TD.  He is located in Tuam, serving the constituency of Galway East in the West of Ireland. Additionally, includes information on social housing and affordable housing developments for the area.

12 01, 2023

Urges taxpayers and renters to claim Tax Relief on expenses.

By | January 12th, 2023|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I urge hard pressed taxpayers and those paying rent on private rental accommodation to claim up to €500 rent tax credit this month. This measure was introduced in Budget 2023, and it includes parents who [...]

4 12, 2022

Good news for Athenry residents as sewerage pipe network contract proceeds to construction

By | December 4th, 2022|Athenry Area, Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have learned that the contract for the sewerage pipe network in Athenry is signed and the successful contractor will commence works in the new year. The project when complete will enable existing housing estates [...]

14 07, 2022

Welcomes Government pending announcement to support first time buyers of vacant properties

By | July 14th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I welcome the pending announcement that Government will provide a support scheme for first time buyers of vacant properties. The scheme will provide grants of up to €30,000 to help towards the cost of renovating [...]

22 06, 2022

Retrofit of Local Authority houses before any ban on the sale of turf

By | June 22nd, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have received confirmation from the Minister for Local Government that his Department do not collate any information on the type of heating source in the Local Authority housing stock across the country. “It is [...]

21 06, 2022

Cost of building houses is out of control

By | June 21st, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The cost of building a home is out of control. “The biggest cost in the building of a house is tax, legal costs, development levies, waste, sewerage connection costs and ESB connection charges. If Government [...]

12 05, 2022

Canney – Welcomes changes to the Public Works Contracts to deal with Construction inflation

By | May 12th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tourism|0 Comments

Sean Canney Independent TD has welcomed the approval by the Cabinet today of a Memo presented by Minister Michael McGrath to address the crisis in the Public Works Contracts due to the unprecedented increase in [...]

9 04, 2022

Housing for All not delivering houses where there is demand

By | April 9th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have challenged the Housing for All Policy. It is not living up to its promises. Firstly, the Affordable Purchase Scheme is not available in Galway or throughout the country and people are frustrated at [...]

8 04, 2022

Government must provide additional supports to first time home buyers in light of increase costs of building

By | April 8th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Press Releases, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I have called on the Government to provide additional supports to first time buyers of new homes. “I have been contacted by many young couples who had their new homes costed and have been approved [...]

7 04, 2022

A housing crisis, yet more than 90,000 dwellings lie vacant

By | April 7th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, National, Tuam Area|0 Comments

I along with my colleagues the Regional Group of TDs are urging the Government to support initiatives that will bring vacant and derelict properties back into use as homes in their Private Members debate this [...]

27 03, 2022

Construction Industry is in crisis

By | March 27th, 2022|Blog, Galway East, Homepage, Housing, Information, Latest News, Tuam Area|0 Comments

The Construction Industry in Ireland is in a crisis due to the massive increases in costs and the fact that the Government are refusing to act on the Public Works Contracts which are fixed in [...]