Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (372)

Ciaran Lynch


372. Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government to detail the budgetary provision that has been made to enable local authorities to facilitate tenants who wish to downsize to more suitable accommodation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24172/14]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

There are no funds specifically designated under the Social Housing Investment Programme for the purpose of facilitating local authority tenants wishing to downsize. A number of housing authorities, in the context of the management of their overall social housing stock, have traditionally operated such schemes within their housing programmes.