The developers are hoping it'll also boost the local economy.
The construction of 98 houses is underway in Offaly.
The 'Redwood' project will bring new townhouses and four-bed detached homes to the Clara Road in Tullamore.
Tullamore-based developers, Capital Homes, says they're high energy performing nZEB homes, particularly suitable for first time buyers, in a prime town centre location.
Director Betty Sheerin says they're also endeavouring to use local labour and suppliers, to provide an economic boost to the area: