Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1372)

Darragh O'Brien

Question:

1372. Deputy Darragh O'Brien asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the amount of funding and loans issued by the Housing Finance Agency under the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme by local authority to date in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12989/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

My Department requested the Housing Finance Agency (HFA) to provide figures for the amount of funding and loans issued by them under the Rebuilding Ireland home loan scheme by local authority to date in tabular form.

The drawdown amounts by Local Authorities from the HFA to date are provided in the following table.

Local Authority

Advanced Amount

-

Carlow County Council

144,000

Cavan County Council

-

Clare County Council

2,249,104

Cork County Council

6,433,650

Cork City Council

-

Donegal County Council

173,875

Dublin City Council

27,588,461

Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council

1,023,500

Fingal County Council

15,212,249

Galway City Council

2,332,700

Galway County Council

2,331,631

Kerry County Council

682,600

Kildare County Council

-

Kilkenny County Council

679,240

Laois County Council

2,320,300

Leitrim County Council

184,500

Limerick City and County Council

-

Longford County Council

356,875

Louth County Council

3,143,900

Mayo County Council

943,707

Meath County Council

10,399,585

Monaghan County Council

67,500

Offaly Council

-

Roscommon County Council

450,800

Sligo County Council

869,000

South Dublin County Council

7,682,318

Tipperary County Council

1,041,050

Waterford City and County Council

1,486,625

Westmeath County Council

971,500

Wexford County Council

3,397,985

Wicklow County Council

4,530,475

Total

96,697,129

The Housing Finance Agency has sight of all recoupments that are made by local authorities for loans under the scheme. However, there is a time lag among some local authorities between issuing loans and approaching the HFA for recoupment of funds from the Agency for the scheme.