2 properties have been brought back into use by Kildare County Council under the Repair and Leasing Scheme according to latest figures.
The scheme was launched nationally in February of last year. with the aim to encourage owners of rundown vacant homes to lease their properties for social housing.
At the end of 2017, a total of 820 applications had been received.
According to Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy €32 million has been made available for the scheme in 2018.