Written Answers. - Local Authority Housing.

Bertie Ahern

Question:

82 Mr. B. Ahern asked the Minister for the Environment the total number of local authority houses built and projected in 1996 and 1997. [3958/97]

Provisional returns indicate that some 3,540 houses were completed or acquired by local authorities in 1996. It is anticipated that 3,700 houses will be completed or acquired by the authorities in 1997.