A total of 12 houses have been allocated for social housing in the Convoy area by the Steer Housing Association.
The houses were part of an unfinished estate but have since been made available to Donegal County Council for applicants on their waiting list with tenants now living in them.
Further properties have been identified in Donegal by the Association with the intention of making them available later this year.
Speaking on today's Shaun Doherty Show, Chief Executive of Steer Housing Gerard Finnegan says tenants have the option of re-newing the lease when their current 20 year lease is up:
Meanwhile local Councillor Liam Doherty says the allocation proves the great demand for social housing in small villages in Donegal like Convoy: