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Cost Rental Scheme

Local authorities, together with other agencies, may provide houses to eligible people at lower rents than the private market.

Cost Rental Model

An authorised housing body or local authority can provide affordable, high-quality rental accommodation to low/middle-income earners who do not qualify for social housing. 

Rent covers cost of delivering, managing and maintaining the building.
Selection by lottery where number of applications exceeds supply.

Schemes will be advertised as they come on stream

Quick Guide to the Scheme

Applicant Type/Scheme available to the following


Can be considered alongside
LA Homeloan
Help to buy Scheme
Income Threshold

Less than €53,000

Property Value

Rent must be below market rent

Type of Property the Scheme applies to
New Home
Tenure- do you need to live in the house after completion