Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Questions (438)

Terence Flanagan

Question:

462 Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government if he will request a company (details supplied) to extend their insurance guarantee to five years in respect of deposits from home buyers in view of recent negative media reports regarding deposits not being returned after two years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27317/09]

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

The HomeBond Scheme is operated by the National House Building Guarantee Scheme Company Ltd. which is a private company. Any modifications or improvements to the scheme are a matter for the company.