Written Answers. - Housing Loan Applications.

Phil Hogan

Question:

232 Mr. Hogan asked the Minister for the Environment the number of applications for housing loans granted by the Housing Finance Agency for each year from 1984 to 1990, inclusive.

The number of housing loans paid by the Housing Finance Agency in each year since 1984 is set out in the following table:

Year

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

No. of loans paid

3,627

4,212

3,589

196

16

2

Note: Loans have not been issued by the agency in respect of approvals made since 1 July 1986; in these cases, the loans are made by the local authorities.