Public Housing

We understand the legal challenges, statutory requirements and political oversight that accompany social and affordable housing developments. Experienced in the public sector, we are able to anticipate issues and cut through complex regulations to deliver complex land, development, finance and tax structures.

Meet the team
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Our Public Housing team advise financial institutions, government agencies, large-scale residential and commercial developers as well as private equity and institutional investors on the development and financing of a wide variety of social and affordable housing projects.

Our extensive experience on strategic planning issues, construction, development finance and tax help facilitate projects across Ireland.

Recent transaction highlights include:

  • Advising Trean Meadow Limited on a Forward Fund for over 100 units of social housing in Ballybritt, Galway to Respond AHB.
  • Advising AIB Bank in relation to development finance underwritten by forward purchase agreements with Approved Housing Bodies (“AHB”s) across a number of developments with capacity to deliver in excess of 500 homes.
  • Also advising Bank of Ireland in relation to development finance underwritten by forward purchase agreements with Local Authorities in the delivery of over 60 social and affordable homes in County Galway.
  • Advising InfraRed Capital Advisors in relation to the social leasing of 191 Units to Tuath Housing AHB at Northern Cross, Malahide, Dublin.
  • Advising Arena Housing Bond on the acquisition a portfolio of social housing units and the subsequent letting of same to AHBs.
  • Advising Glenveagh Properties plc. in the bulk sales of houses at Maryborough Ridge, Cork to Cork County Council for social housing.

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