Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Questions (668)

Eoin Ó Broin


668. Deputy Eoin Ó Broin asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of homes brought into use in the first quarter of 2019 via the repair and lease scheme. [21921/19]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

At the end of 2018, a total of 1,260 applications had been received from property owners under the Repair and Lease Scheme (RLS); 89 homes had been brought back into use and were tenanted; and 132 agreements for lease had been signed. A detailed breakdown of RLS data by local authority up to end Q4 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

RLS data for Q1 2019 are currently being collated and will be published on my Department's website shortly.

Question No. 669 answered with Question No. 661.