I propose to take Questions Nos. 1364 to 1369, inclusive, together.
Delivery of social housing is achieved using a range of delivery programmes and financing arrangements. This includes supporting both local authorities and Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) to engage with contractors for the construction of new social housing homes.
Through local authorities, my Department provides AHBs with access to a range of funding streams to assist with the delivery of social housing, including the Capital Advance Leasing Facility (CALF). The CALF is a facility, which is exclusively available to AHBs to assist them in accessing private or Housing Finance Agency (HFA) finance for the purchase, construction or refurbishment of units that will then be made available for social housing purposes under the Social Housing Current Expenditure Programme (SHCEP).
It should be noted that local authorities and AHBs work together to ensure timely completion of projects. In relation to the project referred to by the Deputy, in April 2018, an extension of duration of permission for planning for this site was granted by Dublin City Council until 6 May 2019, within which time the works must be completed.
There are two separate systems for recording transactions in relation to property in Ireland and they are the Registry of Deeds system operated by the Registry of Deeds and the Registration of Title system operated by the Land Registry; both systems are under the control and management of the Property Registration Authority. Arrangements have been put in place by all bodies under the aegis of my Department to facilitate the provision of information directly to members of the Oireachtas. The contact email address for the Property Registration Authority is firstname.lastname@example.org.
I, as Minister, am not a party to the land disposal agreements between local authorities and AHBs nor am I a party to the contractual agreements between an AHB and a developer or contractor. From enquiries made by my Department, the land disposal for this site was completed in June 2016.