Thursday, 4 November 2004

Questions (98)

Seán Crowe

Question:

84 Mr. Crowe asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the number of housing units for rent by local authorities which have been constructed in each of the past five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27383/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government)

Local authorities completed or acquired 3,207 housing units in 2000, 5,022 units in 2001, 5,074 units in 2002 and 4,972 units in 2003. Completions-acquisitions for 2004 are expected to be at the same level as for 2003. Detailed information on the number of local authority houses completed-acquired by individual local authorities for the years 2000 to 2003 is published in my Department's annual housing statistics bulletins, copies of which are available in the Oireachtas Library.