Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (126)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

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

Number

Rental Accommodation Scheme

2,500

Leasing, including:

400 NAMA sourced properties and

350 Mortgage to Rent Scheme

1,200

Deinstitutionalisation Programme -

new Units for people with disability leaving institutional care

150

Social Housing Investment Programme (new homes)

200

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

175

Social Housing Stimulus Programme

500