Written Answers. - Local Authority Housing.

Ivan Yates


239 Mr. Yates asked the Minister for the Environment if his Department have any policy in relation to local authority house construction programmes which specifically include a budget or a proportion of houses to be provided for disabled people, or adaptations for local authority tenants with disabilities; and the proportion of houses and expenditure to date on this policy sub-head.

It is a matter for each housing authority in the context of their programme for the provision of housing to decide on the types ; of dwellings to be provided having regard to the needs identified in their latest assessment of housing needs under section 9 of the Housing Act, 1988.