Council to aid Boyle letting properties

Owners of vacant letting properties in Boyle could be in line to have repair work paid up front in a new scheme recently announced.

Other towns in the county covered under the scheme includes Roscommon, Castlerea, Ballaghaderreen & Strokestown.

Roscommon County Council is now inviting applications from owners of vacant property under a new scheme called the Vacant Housing Repair and Leasing Scheme which is a key component of the Rebuilding Ireland Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.

If a property requires repairs to bring it up to the Standards for Letting, Roscommon County Council or an Approved Housing Body will pay for this repair work up-front in return for the property being made available for social housing through a lease for a period of at least 10 years.

Roscommon County Council is interested in such properties in its high demand areas such as Monksland and the towns of Roscommon, Castlerea, Boyle, Ballaghaderreen & Strokestown.

There are a number of requirements in relation to the Scheme.

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