Written Answers. - Local Authority Housing.

Bernard J. Durkan

Question:

67 Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the number of houses likely to be constructed by each local authority in 1998; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19887/98]

Information on the number of houses completed and purchased by each local authority is available for the period 1 January to 30 June 1998 in the Housing Statistics Bulletin for the June quarter, copies of which are available in the Oireachtas Library. The outturn figures for 1998 will be published in the 1998 Annual Housing Statistics Bulletin. It is expected that about 3,500 houses will be completed or acquired overall in 1998.