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Apply for social housing

Accommodation may be provided as a result of vacancies arising from within our existing stock of 1,200 properties. In addition we provide accommodation from new properties constructed or acquired each year. Each year approximately one hundred vacancies arise from within current stock with an additional twenty units provided by construction or purchase of new properties.

Do I Qualify For Social Housing?

To apply for housing with us you need to:

  • live in the Westmeath area or
  • have a local connection to the Westmeath area

How do I apply?

You have to complete a Housing application form and make sure you provide all the supporting documents that are needed. The best way to submit your application form is to call in person to the Housing Office where a housing officer will go over the form with you to make sure it is complete.

Info!: If you send in a form which isn’t fully complete it will delay the processing of your application.

Covid-19 : HPL1 Temporary Process

Social Housing applicants and applicants for the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan should note that in light of the Covid-19 emergency, a temporary alternate arrangement has been put in place that will remove the need for them to have to obtain a physically completed HPL1 form from Revenue, either in person, by post, or by Revenue’s online systems ROS/MyAccount. Instead, the applicant can request that the local authority undertake an electronic process to obtain the information from the Revenue Commissioners. Persons who wish to avail of this option should contact their local authority and request that the relevant HPL1 information be obtained on their behalf by the local authority.

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Contact Us

By email : housing@westmeathcoco.ie

By telephone : 044-9332119

Or visit us at either of our housing counters;