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Covid19 update information for Housing

In light of the recent developments surrounding the Covid-19 outbreak, the Housing Department has reviewed our Business continuity plans and the methods of communication with the public, with this in mind the following dedicated contact email addresses have been set up to ensure that our core services can be maintained with our customers.  Queries should now be directed via email as follows:

HOUSING GRANTS - housinggrants@longfordcoco.ie

HOUSING MAINTENANCE - housingmaintenance@longfordcoco.ie

RENT REVIEWS - housingrentreview@longfordcoco.ie

EMERGENCY ACCOMMODATION - homeless@longfordcoco.ie 

Click here to download the Rent reviews forms

Backup documentation can be scanned or photographed and emailed to our dedicated team of staff at the above email address.


As part of Longford County Council’s Covid-19 Response Measures our Rent Collectors can accept Housing Rent Payments via Credit/Debit Card over the phone.

The Rent Collectors contact details are as follows:-

Dan Farrell             086 3828758

Margaret Murphy    086 8120907

Fergal O’Loughlin    086 0401378 

If a customer is unsure of their designated Rent Collector, please phone (043) 334 4218 for details.


Housing Loan Customers can pay their loan repayments via Debit/Credit Card over the phone between the hours of 10:00 – 12:00, Monday to Friday:-

The number to call for this limited service is (043) 334 3394  


Covid-19 : HPL1 Temporary Process 

Social Housing applicants should note that in light of the Covid-19 emergency, a temporary alternate arrangement has been put in place that will remove the need for them to have to obtain a physically completed HPL1 form from Revenue, either in person, by post, or by Revenue’s online systems ROS/MyAccount. Instead, the applicant can request that the local authority undertake an electronic process to obtain the information from the Revenue Commissioners. Persons who wish to avail of this option should contact the Housing Department by email at cmanning@longfordcoco.ie or dcarolan@longfordococ.ie  and request that the relevant HPL1 information be obtained on their behalf by Longford County Council