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Housing Applications

Housing applications

You can apply to Cavan County Council for Social Housing Support if you are in need of housing and cannot afford to provide it from your resources. In assessing your application, the Council will consider such factors as household size, household income, your present accommodation (if any), the condition of that accommodation, and any special circumstances including age, disability, medical circumstances etc. 

You can request an application form by:

Before you apply, you should:


When completed you should return the form together with all of the relevant information requested to the Housing Section, Cavan County Council, Courthouse, Farnham Street, Cavan Town or drop it into the Customer Services Desk at Johnston Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan Town.

Applications due to a disability or medical grounds

If you are applying for social housing or a social housing transfer due to a disability or medical grounds, you must complete HMD - Form 1: Disability and/or Medical Information Form. Please note, this must be filled out in addition to the Application for Social Housing Support form. You may download both forms at the links below or request a copy by emailing housing@cavancoco.ie or contacting Customer Services on 049 437 8300.

When completed you should return the form together with all of the relevant information requested to the Housing Section, Cavan County Council, Courthouse, Farnham Street, Cavan Town or drop it into the Customer Services Desk at Johnston Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan Town.


Contact details

For further information, email housing@cavancoco.ie, or call 049 437 8300

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