Housing numbers are only one side of the equation – we cannot forget to build communities
Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Simon Coveney TD today visited John’s College – Respond’s latest social housing development – in Waterford city. To date, Respond has built 574 social homes and 4 childcare centres in Waterford city and county alone.
John’s College was refurbished and redeveloped by Respond Housing with the financial support of Waterford City Council and the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government through the Capital Assistance Scheme, the Capital Advance Lease Facility and Payment and Availability Agreement. The €12 million scheme has delivered 57 one bedroom apartments, a 10 bed group home and extensive communal facilities. Continue reading