Further to initiative introduced by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Sligo Borough Council and Sligo County Council are accepting applications from property owners who are interested in entering into arrangements with the councils to make their properties available for leasing for the purpose of assisting with accommodation of persons in need of housing.
Leasing arrangements generally will be for a period of between 5 years and 20 years and are subject to negotiation. Properties, in particular bungalows, are required in both rural and urban areas. Areas of highest need are Sligo city and 2 bedroom properties in Strandhill, Ballisodare and Collooney.
Details and application forms can be obtained at the following locations:
Customer Services, Sligo Borough Council, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
Alternatively, documents are available for download below:
Download Application form Long Term Leasing of Private Dwellings as a Means of Meeting Housing Need - Application Form (pdf, 40 kbs)
Paula R Gallagher,