Approval has been granted by Roscommon Municipal District for eighteen houses to be built in Meadowbrook, Ballyleague.
The new houses will be part of the existing Meadowbrook housing development and will be in keeping with the design already there.
Ten of the houses will be two-story three-beds, while eight will be single-story two beds. All of the houses will be semi-detached.
The project will reportedly take between 15 and 18 months to complete, and houses will be ready to be occupied in 2021.
Cathaoirleach of Roscommon Municipal District, Orla Leyden, says social housing in the county is urgently needed: