Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Questions (664)

John Curran

Question:

664. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of properties offered and secured under the repair and lease scheme by each local authority in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8240/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

At the end of Q3 2018, a total of 1,214 applications had been received from property owners under the Repair and Lease (RLS) scheme; 48 homes had been brought back into use and were tenanted; and 122 agreements for lease had been signed. Further progress under the scheme will be evident in the Q4 2018 data which will be published shortly.

A detailed breakdown of  the data by local authority up to end Q3 2018 is available on my Department’s website at the following link: http://www.housing.gov.ie/housing/social-housing/social-and-affordble/overall-social-housing-provision.

A breakdown of the 48 homes delivered under the scheme by year and Local Authority is set out in the following table:

Table 1: RLS Delivery

Local Authority

Units Delivered - 2017

Units Delivered -  Q1-Q3 2018

Carlow County Council

0

2

Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown County Council

1

0

Fingal County Council

0

3

Limerick City & County Council

0

7

Meath County Council

0

1

Monaghan County Council

0

4

Roscommon County Council

0

2

Waterford City & County Council

6

11

Wexford County Council

2

9

Total

9

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