Written Answers. - Private Rented Dwellings.

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asked the Minister for the Environment the number of dwellings registered under section 24 of the Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act, 1982; the number of dwellings in respect of which rents have been fixed by: (a) the District Court and (b) rent tribunals; and the number of cases which are pending in respect of the fixing of rents.

The number of dwellings registered with local authorities under section 24 of the Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act, 1982, on 30 June 1984 the latest date for which figures are available, was 10,453. The number of registered rents determined by the District Court up to that date was 2,371. The Rent Tribunal by 25 January 1985 had determined new rents in respect of 825 dwellings, with a further 208 cases pending before the tribunal.