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  • Two school children with their prizes and artwork.

    Dream homes in Derrytrasna, Aghacommon and Derrymacash

    As part of a housing need test in the rural areas, local primary school children took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • Noel McNulty with participants at the display

    Clady and Urney Handicrafts Display

    Clady Cross Community Development Association was delighted by the attention their hand made creations drew when they hosted an arts and crafts display last Saturday, funded by the Housing Executive.

  • Two children pose with their prizes

    Dream homes in Clady

    As part of a housing need test, primary school children in Clady took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • Three men with a child holding his prize and winning artwork.

    Dream homes in Darkley

    As part of a Rural Housing Need test, primary school children in Darkley took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • Several adults with two school children and their prizes and artworks.

    Glack children design their dream homes

    As part of a Rural Housing Need test, primary school children in Glack took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition. 

  • A group of people pose, each holding a magazine.

    Sustainable Rural Communities Progress Report

    The third Annual Report on our Rural Strategy and Action Plan, Sustainable Rural Communities for 2018/19, has now been published. 

  • BBC interviewer with the Housing Executive's Sinead Collins

    International Day of Rural Women

    Nearly 100 people from across Northern Ireland gathered in Omagh on Monday to recognise how rural women have made a difference in their community.

  • Pupils pose with their art.

    Lawrencetown school children dream big

    Pupils from St Colman’s Bann Primary School, Lawrencetown were given the exciting opportunity to design their fantasy home recently when they took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • A small group of people pose with documents.

    Our Rural Community Awards are now open!

    Villages across Northern Ireland are being urged to enter our Rural Community Awards to be in a chance of winning prizes worth £1,000.

  • A group of people stand in front of a mural.

    Ballysally, a spirited community

    Going from strength to strength.We were delighted to fund two community projects in a Coleraine estate that has turned its reputation around and changed the perception of onlookers, much to the delight of local residents.

  • A hand holds a small house shaped prop.

    Homing in on Moneyslane

    People in need of a home are being encouraged to register their interest in living in social or affordable housing in Moneyslane by contacting our Rural and Regeneration Unit. 

  • Darkley Rural Community group members pose with their award.

    County Armagh community groups win two top prizes at Rural Awards

    Two community groups from County Armagh have picked up two out of the six awards at the Housing Executive’s Rural Community Awards.

  • A small group of men and women pose with an award certificate.

    County Antrim Community groups clean up at Housing Executive Rural Awards

    Three community groups from County Antrim have picked up three out of the six prizes at the Housing Executive’s Rural Community Awards.

  • A large group of people stand outdoors.

    €2m to research energy efficiency

    We’ve been awarded €2m to fund research that will tackle fuel poverty, identify renewable energy solutions and improve energy efficiency in rural homes across Northern Europe.

  • Portaferry Community Collective members pose with their award.

    Portaferry Community Collective Ltd receive prize for regeneration of village

    Portaferry Community Collective Ltd has won a £1,000 prize in the Housing Executive’s Rural Community Awards. 

  • A number of school children pose with a magazine.

    Housing Executive Launches Education Initiative in Limavady

    For the third year, the Housing Executive has funded an initiative that tackles the issues of crime, anti-social behaviour and community safety.  This year, pupils at St Mary’s Limavady and Limavady High School took part in the programme. 

  • Residents receive their first aid certificates

    Derrytresk puts residents’ health first

    Derrytresk Community Group used funding from our Community Grant Scheme to run a First Aid Course over two days in the local community centre.

  • A group of people stand beside a Christmas tree.

    Celebrating a Community Christmas in Moss-side

    The Housing Executive loves working in the community and welcomes engagement from any new groups.  Moss-side Community Association contacted the Housing Executive about promoting their newly formed group and were granted Community Cohesion funding to have a Christmas celebration event for the residents.

  • Two adults and a youth with artwork.

    Enabling young people to become more confident

    A local company has been working with young people in the City thanks to Community Safety funding from the Housing Executive. 4R’s Recycling secured the funding to tackle difficult issues such as addiction, personal and generational matters, initiating better awareness and making a difference for the whole community.

  • A large group of people, including some on mobility sccoters, get ready to 'ramble'.

    Omagh residents go on a ramble by the river

    Shopmobility Omagh used our funding to take people with mobility issues and their carers on a summertime ramble by the Strule River.

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