The homes will be built in a housing estate in Laois, which has been a site of anti-social behaviour in the past.
54 modular homes are due to be built in the midlands.
The new houses will be developed at The Hepburn Court Estate, which has been a target of anti-social behaviour in the past, and the adjoining field.
The construction of the homes will take place off-site and will then be installed at a later date.
Cllr Caroline Dwane Stanley is looking forward to the development,