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Ireland’s largest housing association has welcomed increased spending in Budget 2018. Social housing output plummeted by over 90% in the decade between 2005 and 2015 and as a consequence of this Ireland is experiencing a chronic shortage of good quality […]

RTÉ Radio 1Drivetime

Head of Policy, Simon Brooke discusses the housing crisis and the role affordable rental can play in alleviating pressure on the housing sector.

Limerick’s Live 95fm

Limerick Locals Tackle Social Housing Stigma

Newcastlewest Locals Tackle Social Housing Stigma

Residents of a sheltered housing scheme in Newcastlewest are changing perceptions of social housing. Aware that social housing can sometimes be viewed negatively, residents of Liosan Court decided to do something about it. Over the past year the residents have […]

Tenders Sought

Tenders sought for research study on Owners’ Management Companies Clúid Housing and the Housing Agency are jointly commissioning a research study on Owners’ Management Companies (OMCs), which own and are responsible for common elements in multi-unit developments. The primary research […]

Clúid Housing’s, Eibhlin O’Connor Wins Building and Design Woman of the Year

Clúid Housing’s, Eibhlin O’Connor took home the top accolade at the national Irish Building and Design Awards 2017 last week. She was acknowledged as Building and Design Woman of the Year. Eibhlin is Head of Delivery and has worked with […]

Q102 news

Clúid launches research on stigma in social housing.

FM104 News

Clúid launches report on stigma and social housing in Ireland

Newstalk Drive

There is no doubt that stigma is a feature of Irish social housing today. Some people have preconceived negative views about social housing tenants. At Clúid we sometimes encounter this in the form of community opposition or nimbyism.


This morning Clúid launched Changing Perceptions; Stigma and Social Housing in Ireland. This research assesses the scale and impact of stigma on social housing in Ireland, and outlines a range of responses.