Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1373)

Darragh O'Brien

Question:

1373. Deputy Darragh O'Brien asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the amount of funding and loans issued 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. [12990/19]

View answer

Written answers (Question to Housing)

My Department publishes information on the overall number and value of (i) local authority loan approvals and (ii) local authority loan drawdowns. Information up to the end of Quarter 3 2018, including in relation to number and value of mortgage drawdowns, is available on the Department's website at the following link:

www.housing.gov.ie/housing/statistics/house-prices-loans-and-profile-borrowers/local-authority-loan-activity.

As part of the Review of the operation of the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan scheme, my Department obtained information from the local authorities on loans drawn down to the end of January. These details are set out in the following table:

Local Authority

Loans issued to end January 2019

Value of loans issued to end January 2019

Carlow County Council

5

€510,000

Cavan County Council

1

€180,000

Clare County Council

14

€1,708,622

Cork City Council

1

€120,000

Cork County Council

25

€4,058,900

Donegal County Council

3

€204,875

Dublin City Council

111

€23,525,855

Dún Laoghaire - Rathdown County Council

5

€1,264,500

Fingal County Council

82

€18,254,259

Galway City Council

11

€1,679,000

Galway County Council

17

€2,263,781

Kerry County Council

6

€812,600

Kildare County Council

68

€14,973,597

Kilkenny County Council

6

€803,240

Laois County Council

12

€1,836,100

Leitrim County Council

0

€0

Limerick City & County Council

2

€343,800

Longford County Council

5

€356,875

Louth County Council

10

€1,829,500

Mayo County Council

8

€793,100

Meath County Council

57

€11,051,630

Monaghan County Council

1

€67,500

Offaly County Council

0

€0

Roscommon County Council

2

€242,000

Sligo County Council

8

€869,000

South Dublin County Council

29

€6,671,918

Tipperary County Council

15

€1,524,950

Waterford City & County Council

14

€2,039,292

Westmeath County Council

6

€971,500

Wexford County Council

33

€3,771,100

Wicklow County Council

18

€3,992,475

Total

575

€106,719,969