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Tuesday, 5 November 2019
Plans lodged for state's first integrated housing scheme for older people at St Michael's Estate
A PLANNING APPLICATION for the first batch of more than 500 new homes at St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore has been lodged with Dublin City Council.Circle Voluntary Housing Association has applied to construct 52 apartments as part of a pilot housing scheme which aims to provide social benefits to older people.The scheme is separate to plans announced last year for hundreds of new homes at the site, which will form Ireland’s first-ever ‘cost rental’ housing scheme. It will act as an integrated housing development for older people which will allow them to remain in their own homes for as long as possible.