Only 1% of council houses in Kildare are empty

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Paul O'Meara

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Only 1% of council houses in Kildare are empty

Aras Chill Dara, Naas

Just 1% of the houses owned by Kildare County Council are vacant - according to the latest information provided by the council.

KCC owns about 4,850 houses across the county and just less than 50 are currently unoccupied.

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Some 26 homes need major renovation work while 37 reportedly require minor work.

A total of 11 houses were repaired since October, including four in the Clane-Maynooth area and two each in the Kildare-Newbridge, Celbridge-Leixlip, Naas areas.