Tenant Purchase

Contact Details

By Post:

Senior Staff Officer
Housing Loans & Grants Section,
Cork City Council,
City Hall,
Anglesea Street,
T12 T997

Personal Visit:

Ground Floor, City Hall
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday


(021) 492 4000



Tenant Purchase Scheme

The 2016 Incremental Purchase Scheme is now available for eligible properties.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

The following Information Documents are available:

Tenant Purchase Scheme FAQ
Appendix C Ministerial Directions Reckonable Income
Local Authority Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans Credit Policy 2018

How Do I Apply?

There are 2 steps:

1- An Expression of Interest Form must be completed and submitted
2016 Tenant Purchase Scheme Expression of Interest Form

If eligible Cork City Council will forward the following application form:

2- A 2016 Tenant Purchase Scheme Application Form must be completed and submitted
2016 Tenant Purchase Scheme Application From

Is There An Application Fee?

Yes. There is a non-refundable fee of €100.

How Long Will It Take?

8 - 12 weeks: from Submission of a fully completed application to issue of an Offer letter from Cork City Council.

Classes Of Records Held

Housing Loan Applications,
Income details supporting the applications,
Technical reports on the relevant property,
Financial information submitted by persons providing housing for themselves and improving homes,
Technical reports.