177 Shannonside properties identified by Nama as suitable for social housing

177 properties have been identified as suitable for social housing in the Shannonside region by Nama up to the end of last year.

According to figures, none of the properties identified by the so-called ‘bad bank’ for social housing have been contracted or delivered by any of the local authorities.

In total, six local authorities have not progressed any work on the potential homes identified by NAMA including Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon County Councils. In total across the country 2,481 properties or units have been contracted over or are in use as social housing.