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Local Authority Housing

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 23 June 2020

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Questions (874)

Seán Sherlock

Question:

874. Deputy Sean Sherlock asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of persons and families allocated a social housing tenancy between end of February to the end of May 2019 and 2020 respectively, by local authority in tabular form. [11754/20]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The allocation of social housing support is a matter for each individual local authority in accordance with the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009, and associated regulations.

Section 22 of the 2009 Act requires all local authorities, as a reserved function, to make an allocation scheme determining the order of priority to be accorded in the allocation of dwellings to households qualified for social housing support and to households approved for a transfer, the allocation of which would, in the opinion of the authority, meet the accommodation needs and requirements of the households.

My Department does not hold information of the specific type requested by the Deputy.

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