Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (193)

Richard Bruton

Question:

193. Deputy Richard Bruton asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of social homes introduced through the repair and leasing scheme; and the amount of funding allocated across each local authority in each of the years 2017 to 2020, in tabular form. [2208/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The Repair and Leasing Scheme (RLS) was developed to assist private property owners and local authorities or approved housing bodies to harness the accommodation potential that exists in vacant dwellings. Data to end Q3 2020 in relation to dwellings delivered by each local authority under RLS is available on my Department's website at the following link:

https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/6060e-overall-social-housing-provision/#repair-and-leasing-scheme-rls

Total capital funding drawn down own by each local authority under RLS for the period 2017-2020 is set out on the table following:

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