Written Answers. - New Housing Statistics.

Mr. Brennan

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state in respect of each county and county borough the number of new houses completed up to the 31st March, 1941, under the Housing (Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions) Acts, 1932-37 — (1) in urban areas (a) by local authorities, (b) by private persons, (c) by public utility societies, and (d) the total number of new houses so completed in urban areas; and (2) the number of new houses completed in rural areas by (a) local authorities, (b) private persons, (c) public utility societies, and (d) the total number of new houses so completed in rural areas; also the gross total of new houses so completed.

The following tables show the number of new houses completed up to 31st March, 1941, under the Housing (Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions) Acts, 1932-40, (1) in each urban area by (a) local authorities, (b) private persons, and (c) public utility societies, (2) in each rural area by (a) local authorities, (b) private persons, and (c) public utility societies, and (3) the gross totals of new houses so completed.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACTS, 1932-'40

NEW HOUSES COMPLETED IN URBAN AREAS

DISTRICT

By Local Authorities

By Private Persons

By Public Utility Societies

TOTAL

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Carlow Co.:

Carlow

204

39

243

Muine Bheag

90

2

92

Cavan Co.:

Belturbet

26

11

37

Cavan

92

12

104

Cootehill

40

5

45

Clare Co.:

Ennis

60

87

147

Kilrush

196

8

204

Kilkee

42

20

3

65

Cork Co.:

Cork

1,666

272

260

2,198

Clonakilty

40

25

65

Cobh

76*

76

Fermoy

103

103

Kinsale

34

2

36

Macroom

78

8

86

Mallow

183

8

191

Midleton

29

2

31

Passage West

70

70

Skibbereen

50

12

62

Youghal

101

40

141

Bandon

30

30

Bantry

8

23

31

Donegal Co.:

Buncrana

58

8

66

Bundoran

24

5

29

Letterkenny

36

8

44

Ballyshannon

80

5

85

Dublin Co.:

Dublin

9,766

4,671

2,059

16,496

Dún Laoghaire

630*

718

1,348

Howth

36

133

2

171

Balbriggan

34

8

42

Galway Co.:

Ballinasloe

101

28

129

Galway

345

575

920

Loughrea

25

10

2

37

Tuam

244

91

8

343

Kerry Co.:

Killarney

123*

56

179

Listowel

104

52

156

Tralee

451

48

499

Kildare Co.:

Athy

199

1

200

Naas

127*

9

2

138

Droichead Nua

40

10

2

52

Kilkenny Co.:

Kilkenny

357

25

382

Callan

20

20

Laoighis Co.:

Mountmellick

82

4

86

Portlaoighise

105

12

117

Limerick Co.:

Limerick

942

363

24

1,329

Newcastle West

32

25

57

Rathkeale

20

3

23

Longford Co.:

Granard

48

2

50

Longford

22

7

29

Louth Co.:

Drogheda

760

50

4

814

Dundalk

685

64

26

775

Ardee

73

9

2

84

Mayo Co.:

Ballina

455

59

514

Castlebar

116

65

9

190

Westport

97

23

120

Meath Co.:

An Uaimh

168

11

179

Ceannanus Mór

71

4

75

Trim

66

66

Monaghan Co.:

Carrickmacross

59

10

69

Castleblayney

41

7

48

Clones

118

118

Monaghan

99

14

113

Ballybay

28

1

29

Offaly Co.:

Birr

177

177

Tullamore

224

9

8

241

Edenderry

38

1

39

Roscommon Co.:

Boyle

58

5

63

Roscommon

10

6

16

Sligo Co.:

Sligo

560

34

594

Tipperary (N.R.) Co.:

Nenagh

111

12

123

Templemore

99

10

109

Thurles

288

58

346

Tipperary (S.R.) Co.:

Carrick-on-Suir

211

2

213

Cashel

104

6

110

Clonmel

368

16

384

Tipperary

270

16

286

Fethard

8

8

Waterford Co.:

Waterford

758

59

817

Dungarvan

225

46

271

Lismore

4

4

Westmeath Co.:

Athlone

368

71

439

Mullingar

108

20

2

130

Wexford Co.:

Enniscorthy

263*

2

265

New Ross

123

9

132

Wexford

382

24

406

Gorey

66

18

84

Wicklow Co.:

Arklow

148

6

154

Bray

391

194

585

Wicklow

192

9

201

TOTALS

25,611

8,442

2,422

36,475

*Includes houses built under the 1932 Act but which do not qualify for subsidy under the Act.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACTS, 1932-'40.

NEW HOUSES COMPLETED IN RURAL AREAS.

COUNTY

By Local Authorities

By Private Persons

By Public Utility Societies

TOTAL

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Carlow

723

58

2

783

Cavan

305

144

417

866

Clare

486

192

560

1,238

Cork

1,453

1,767

558

3,778

Donegal

452

373

330

1,155

Dublin

1,202

2,224

13

3,439

Galway

576

378

1,410

2,364

Kerry

170

438

2,017

2,625

Kildare

957

72

146

1,175

Kilkenny

802

138

1

941

Laoighis

548

51

114

713

Leitrim

191

160

302

653

Limerick

1,235

486

354

2,075

Longford

405

83

52

540

Louth

553

131

251

935

Mayo

204

284

2,572

3,060

Meath

1,138

109

54

1,301

Monaghan

195

104

827

1,126

Offaly

752

64

234

1,050

Roscommon

382

260

772

1,414

Sligo

410

202

679

1,291

Tipperary (N.R.)

785

107

21

913

Tipperary (S.R.)

881

71

91

1,043

Waterford

588

109

15

712

Westmeath

451

140

55

646

Wexford

1,231

323

1

1,555

Wicklow

1,366

84

4

1,454

TOTALS

18,441

8,552

11,852

38,845

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACTS, 1932-'40.

GROSS TOTALS OF NEW HOUSES COMPLETED.

By Local Authorities

By Private Persons

By Public Utility Societies

TOTAL

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

Carlow Co.:

Urban Areas

294

41

335

Rural,,

723

58

2

783

TOTAL

1,017

99

2

1,118

Cavan Co.:

Urban Areas

158

28

186

Rural,,

305

144

417

866

TOTAL

463

172

417

1,052

Clare Co.:

Urban Areas

298

115

3

416

Rural,,

486

192

560

1,238

TOTAL

784

307

563

1,654

Cork Co.:

Urban Areas

2,438

422

260

3,120

Rural,,

1,306

1,767

558

3,631

TOTAL

3,744

2,189

818

6,751

Donegal Co.:

Urban Areas

198

26

224

Rural,,

440

373

330

1,143

TOTAL

638

399

330

1,367

Dublin Co.:

Urban Areas

10,466

5,530

2,061

18,057

Rural,,

1,162

2,224

13

3,399

TOTAL

11,628

7,754

2,074

21,456

Galway Co.:

Urban Areas

715

704

10

1,429

Rural,,

567

378

1,410

2,355

TOTAL

1,282

1,082

1,420

3,784

Kerry Co.:

Urban Areas

678

156

834

Rural,,

170

438

2,017

2,625

TOTAL

848

594

2,017

3,459

Kildare Co.:

Urban Areas

366

20

4

390

Rural,,

804

72

146

1,022

TOTAL

1,170

92

150

1,412

Kilkenny Co.:

Urban Areas

377

25

402

Rural,,

740

138

1

879

TOTAL

1,117

163

1

1,281

Laoighis Co.:

Urban Areas

187

16

203

Rural,,

548

51

114

713

TOTAL

735

67

114

916

Leitrim Co.:

Rural Areas

191

160

302

653

Limerick Co.:

Urban Areas

994

388

27

1,409

Rural,,

1,075

486

354

1,915

TOTAL

2,069

874

381

3,324

Longford Co.:

Urban Areas

70

9

79

Rural,,

362

83

52

497

TOTAL

432

92

52

576

Louth Co.:

Urban Areas

1,518

123

32

1,673

Rural,,

537

131

251

919

TOTAL

2,055

254

283

2,592

Mayo Co.:

Urban Areas

668

147

9

824

Rural,,

204

284

2,572

3,060

TOTAL

872

431

2,581

3,884

Meath Co.:

Urban Areas

305

15

320

Rural,,

1,117

109

54

1,280

TOTAL

1,422

124

54

1,600

Monaghan Co.:

Urban Areas

345

32

377

Rural,,

193

104

827

1,124

TOTAL

538

136

827

1,501

Offaly Co.:

Urban Areas

439

10

8

457

Rural,,

722

64

234

1,020

TOTAL

1,161

74

242

1,477

Roscommon Co.:

Urban Areas

58

15

6

79

Rural,,

363

260

772

1,395

TOTAL

421

275

778

1,474

Sligo Co.:

Urban Areas

560

34

594

Rural,,

410

202

679

1,291

TOTAL

970

236

679

1,885

Tipperary (N.R.) Co.:

Urban Areas

498

80

578

Rural,,

783

107

21

911

TOTAL

1,281

187

21

1,489

Tipperary (S.R.) Co.:

Urban Areas

953

48

1,001

Rural,,

851

71

91

1,013

TOTAL

1,804

119

91

2,014

Waterford Co.:

Urban Areas

987

105

1,092

Rural,,

530

109

15

654

TOTAL

1,517

214

15

1,746

Westmeath Co.:

Urban Areas

476

91

2

569

Rural,,

451

140

55

646

TOTAL

927

231

57

1,215

Wexford Co.:

Urban Areas

834

53

887

Rural,,

1,214

323

1

1,538

TOTAL

2,048

376

1

2,425

Wicklow Co.:

Urban Areas

731

209

940

Rural,,

1,312

84

4

1,400

TOTAL

2,043

293

4

2,340

SUMMARY.

Urban Areas

25,611

8,442

2,422

36,475

Rural,,

17,566

8,552

11,852

37,970

TOTAL

43,177

16,994

14,274

74,445