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Lease/Rent Residential Properties

Landlords now have an opportunity to lease long-term and short-term properties to the local authority. This process would ideally suit landlords who want to retain their property as a long-term investment, and have security of income.

Wicklow County Council is interested in hearing from landlords who wish to take part in the scheme. Contact the Council via telephone or email:

Phone: (0404) 20100
Email: housing@wicklowcoco.ie

Lease/Rent Residential Properties

The Government has allocated funding for local authorities and approved housing bodies to lease or rent residential properties from private owners. These properties will be used to provide accommodation to people who are currently unable to source suitable properties from their own resources.

There are two options for property owners who are considering making their properties available to a local authority or approved housing body or AHB:

  • Long-term LeaseArrangements (10–20 years)
  • Availability Arrangements (typically 1–10 years)

Long-term Lease Arrangements

This arrangement will suit property owners and landlords who want to retain property as a long-term investment and have a long-term security of income, but who do not wish to retain responsibility for the day-to-day requirements of managing a residential property.

Availability Arrangements

This arrangement may only be entered into with a local authority. It will suit property owners who want to retain landlord responsibilities or want to enter into shorter-term arrangements.