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Local Authority Housing

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 25 March 2021

Thursday, 25 March 2021

Questions (72)

Johnny Guirke


72. Deputy Johnny Guirke asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of local authority-owned housing units in counties Meath and Westmeath, respectively, that were empty by type, that is, one- and two-bedroom and so on, at the end of each of the years 2015 to 2020 and to date 2021, in tabular form. [16075/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

Vacancy levels in local authority housing stock will fluctuate over time, as tenancy surrender and re-letting of stock is an ongoing process. 

Statistics in relation to the social housing stock are published by the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) in their Annual Reports on Performance Indicators in Local Authorities. These reports provide a range of information in relation to social housing stock, including the level of vacancy broken down by local authority. Reports from 2014 to 2019 are available on the NOAC website at the following link: