Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

257.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a house improvement grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow.

This grant was paid on 16 December 1981.

258.

asked the Minister for the Environment if he will reconsider his decision on the application for a new house grant by a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow and issue the grant to him.

A recent inspection has established that the floor area of the house is now within the prescribed maximum limits, that the house has been satisfactorily completed and that it is occupied by the applicant. Agreements are being made for the approval and payment of a grant.

259.

asked the Minister for the Environment if a reconstruction grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim.

A grant will be paid in this case if and when an inspection establishes that the works qualify and have been satisfactorily completed. The inspection will be carried out shortly.

260.

asked the Minister for the Environment if a housing grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim.

The grant will be paid shortly.

261.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a £1,000 new house grant will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Donegal in view of the exceptional circumstances details of which were conveyed to his office.

On the basis of the information supplied, my Department are unable to trace an application for a new house grant from the person named.

262.

asked the Minister for the Environment if he will arrange for the immediate payment of a house improvement grant to a person (details supplied) in County Galway.

A house improvement grant of £600 was approved in this case on 8 January 1982. On receipt of notification of the completion of work an inspection will be arranged with a view to the payment of the grant.

263.

asked the Minister for the Environment when a £1,000 new house grant and mortgage subsidy will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Offaly.

A grant will be paid when an inspection establishes that the house has been satisfactorily completed and occupied and that the other conditions of the grant scheme have been complied with. The applicant's eligibility for the mortgage subsidy is being examined.