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Keep up to date with the latest news from Rural Housing Association.

22nd November 2023

Garden Competition Winners 2023

Well done to everyone who entered Rural Housing Association's Garden competition 2023 and please keep up the hard work! This year we had quite a few entries and we would like to thank everyone who...

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18th September 2023

Rural Communities Connect Project

Rural Housing Association in partnership with Rathfriland Regeneration and Hilltown Community Association have received funding from The Executive Office’s Central Good Relations Fund for the delivery of a community relations project aimed at building relationships...

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28th June 2023

Rural welcomes new tenants to Brook Court, Ahoghill

Rural Housing Association has welcomed tenants to the first phase of our Brook Court scheme in Ahoghill, County Down.  This scheme will see the addition of 26 new homes to the village over the coming...

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1st June 2023

Rural’s Rathlin Visit

Rural Housing Association and Lowry Construction have hosted an intergenerational engagement event on Rathlin Island, bringing together pupils from St Mary’s Primary School, Rathlin and the island’s Tuesday Club.  This event was part of Rural...

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18th April 2023


Scheme Name Doagh, County Antrim Housing Mix  6 Units Architect GM Design Associates Main Contractor Lowry Construction Ltd.

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12th December 2022

Housing for All, Cushendall

Rural Housing Association's proposed 34 unit scheme at Kilnadore Brae, Cushendall has been identified as a potential Housing for All scheme, which if successful would see the provision of funding from the Department for Communities...

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10th October 2022

Rural Housing Association Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Rural Housing Association is celebrating 30 years of service this year. From our humble beginnings in 1992, when a group of like-minded individuals came together, with a passion to address the undersupply of social housing...

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7th July 2022

Rural Housing Association Appoints New Chair

Rural Housing Association’s Chair Ciaran McKenna has stepped down following the completion of his term as Chair of the Association.  His replacement has been named as board member John Waddell, who will now take on...

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24th June 2022

New Rural Homes for Rathlin

The first sod has been turned on our latest scheme on Rathlin Island. The event to mark this momentous occasion was attended by Infrastructure Minister, John O’Dowd, who was joined by pupils from St Mary’s ...

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27th May 2022

Rural is Shortlisted for Two CIH Awards

Rural Housing Association has been shortlisted for two awards at this year's Chartered Institute of Housing Awards, which will take place at the Europa Hotel on Friday 27th May. The Awards celebrate good practice within...

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