Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (566)

Michael McGrath

Question:

566. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the position regarding an application for capital funding for a major refurbishment and redevelopment of a residential centre for girls, women and children who are homeless in Cork city (details supplied). [23231/14]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

Last week I announced allocations under my Department’s Capital Assistance Scheme amounting to some €19 million for the delivery, by Approved Housing Bodies, of 187 units of accommodation for persons with specific categories of housing needs. This included an allocation of €2.2 million in respect of the proposed development of 15 units at Edel House, Grattan Street, Cork.