Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (126)

Thomas P. Broughan


126. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will provide a detailed breakdown of the 4,500 to 5,000 social housing units due to be delivered this year, as announced under budget 2014, with details of the local authority areas in which these units will be delivered; if he will further provide the number of units due to be delivered under the following headings: through the transfer of further units from the National Asset Management Agency, the use of the rental accommodation scheme, completion of mortgage-to-rent arrangements, completion of existing building and acquisition programmes and new builds. [5055/14]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

The information requested regarding social housing supports is set out in the following table. It is not possible to provide a breakdown by local authority area at this time.

Delivery method


Rental Accommodation Scheme


Leasing, including:

400 NAMA sourced properties and

350 Mortgage to Rent Scheme


Deinstitutionalisation Programme -

new Units for people with disability leaving institutional care


Social Housing Investment Programme (new homes)


Units for People with Special Housing Needs under Capital Assistance Scheme (new homes)


Social Housing Stimulus Programme