Sinn Féin Housing spokesperson Councillor Patricia Logue has welcomed the news from Clanmil Housing Association that its plans to build new housing units in Waterloo Street for the over 55s which has been held up by COVID19 are now to proceed.
Councillor Logue said “It’s good news that plans to build nineteen new social homes at lower Waterloo Street are to proceed. This development has been held up by the COVID19 restrictions.
“The new build will comprise of 14x 2 person/1-bedroom apartments, and 5x 3 person/2-bedroom apartments. All apartments will be for the active over-55 age group.
“Increasingly we all are looking at ways of breathing new life into parts of our towns and city centres and provide much needed accommodation.
“It is hoped that the new homes will be ready for tenants by the Spring of 2022.