Written Answers. - Differential Rent Scheme.

asked the Minister for Local Government if he will state the method of calculating rent operated by each local authority under its differential rent scheme.

Following is a table setting out the information sought:—

Local Authority

Rent Scheme G. Graded D. Differential

Scale of Weekly Rent (excluding rates unless specified)

Abatement of Weekly Rent for each Child (C) or Dependent (D)

Assessable Weekly Family Income (C.A. = Children's Allowances)

Proportion of Col. 5 on which Weekly Rent is Calculated

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

ATHLONE U.D.C.

G.

3 bedroom houses, 14/- where family income is under £4 p.w., to 31/- where income is £10 p.w.

C—1/- with max. of 8/- at certain points of Col. 3.

Income of parents or bread-winners plus half income of children.

2 bedroom houses, 8/- where family income is under £4 p.w., to 25/- where income is £10 p.w.

C—1/- with max. of 5/- at certain points of Col. 3.

do.

BALLINA U.D.C.

D.

Minimum: Sufficient to cover the rates Maximum for house of2 rooms20/43,,23/34,,24/105,,26/9

Income of principal bread- winner less 10/- plus in-come of other earners less 5/- p.w. each subject to a max. of £2 in each case. Allowances from State sources included except C.A.

1/10th up to £3 10s. p.w.1/9th over £3 10s. and under £5 p.w.1/8th of £5 and over.

BALLINASLOE U.D.C.

D.

9/2 to 32/4 including rates.

See Col 5

Total income of members of household from all sources excluding C.A. less 10/- for each earner. Deduction of 6/- for each dependent member. No allowance made in respect of (1) principal breadwinner or his or her wife, or husband; whether or not either is tenant; (2) tenant, if principal bread-winner not being tenant is unmarried.

1/8th

BIRR U.D.C.

G.

7/6 where family income is £4 10s. p.w. or less, to 19/- where income is £8 16s. p.w. or over.

Total income of householder and a moiety of income of other members of household.

CARRICK-ON-SUIR U.D.C.

G.

7/- where family income is up to £2 19s. p.w., to 15/- where income is £7 p.w. or over.

See Col. 5

First 25/- of weekly earnings of members of family, other than breadwinner, excluded. C.A. excluded. Deduction of 5/- for each child under 16 years.

CASTLEBAR U.D.C.

D.

10/- to 25/3

Income of principal bread- winner less 10/- and income of each other earner less 5/- in each case subject to a max. of £2. Allowances except C.A. included.

1/6th

CAVAN U.D.C.

D.

Kilnavara 8/- to 23/- Tullymongan 4/- to 16/- Cootehill 5/- to 28/6

See Col. 5

Deduction from tenant's income of 10/- each for husband and wife. Deduction of 5/- for each child.

1/6th

CLONMEL CORP.

G.

11/6 where family income is under £6 p.w. to 19/6 where income is between £9 and £9 19s. p.w.

DUNGARVAN U.D.C.

G.

6/6 where family income is under £2 15s. p.w., to 17/- where income is £8 p.w. or over

C—6d. with max. of 4/- at certain points of Col. 3

6/- where family income is under £2 15s. p.w., to 16/- where income is £8 p.w. or over

FERMOY U.D.C.

G.

7/- where family income is under £2 p.w., to 10/- where income is over £ p.w.

C—1/-, D—1/-, with max. of 4/- at certain points of col. 3

If more than one wage-earner in household, tenant to pay max. rent. Tenants in receipt of certain State and local allowances automatically at minimum rent, unless other wage earners in house.

GALWAY CORPN.

D.

Rents shown include rates44 house scheme 14/6 to 38/-18 house scheme 15/- to 38/720 house scheme (Reserved houses) 15/10 to 26/836 house scheme 11/10 to 35/4100 house scheme 16/2 to 39/11Loughrea T.C. 19/10 to 35/1Tuam T.C. 10/8 to 30/5

See Col. 5

Total income of members of household from all sources excluding C.A. less 10/- for each earning member, less 6/- for each dependent member.No. allowance in respect of:—(1) the principal bread-winner or his or her wife or husband whether or not either is the tenant of the house;(2) the tenant, if the principal breadwinner not being the tenant is unmarried.

1/6th

GALWAY CO. CL.

D.

10/- to 35/8 including rates

do.

do.

do.

LONGFORD U.D.C.

G.

9/- where family income is £4 per week or under, to 24/- where income is over £9 11s. p.w.

C or D—1/-, with max. of 8/- at certain points of Col. 3

Income of parents or bread- winner plus half income of children

LONGFORD U.D.C.

G.

8/- where family income is £4 per week or under, to 23/- where income is over £9 11s. p.w.

do.

do.

LONGFORD U.D.C.

G.

19/- where family income is £6 p.w. or under, to 25/- where income is over £9 2s. p.w.

C or D—1/-, with max. of 6/- at certain points of Col. 3

Income of parents or bread- winner plus half income of children

LONGFORD U.D.C.

G.

20/- where income is up to £7 1s. p.w., to 30/- where income is between £9 12s. and £10 p.w.

C or D—1/-, with max. of 8/- at certain points of Col. 3

do.

SLIGO CORPN.

D.

18/- to 31/5 including rates

See Col. 5

Similar basis as Galway Corpn. Scheme. Deduction of 4/- for each dependent

1/6th

TIPPERARY U.D.C.

G.

10/6 where family income is up to £4 19s. p.w., to 20/- where income is £10 p.w. or over

YOUGHAL U.D.C.

G.

7/- where family income is under £4 p.w., to 13/- where income is £6 or over

CAVAN Co. CL.

D.

4/- to 16/-

Allowance of 10/- for head of household and 5/- for each other occupant, C.A. excluded

1/8th

DONEGAL Co. CL.

G.

7/6 where family income is £3 p.w. and under, to 17/3 where income is between £7 1s. to £7 10s. p.w. (Rents reduced by 1/- p.w. pending introduction of piped water supply)

1/- for each child in excess of two under 14 years and for invalided child- ren under 21 years

Income of principal bread- winner with half income of any other person of the household

DUBLIN Co. CL.

D.

Serviced houses— 6/- to 34/3 including ratesUnserviced houses— 4/- to 27/6 including rates

See Col. 5

Income of principal wage-earner less 10/- with half of any other earner's in- come, subject to a max. of £2 in any one case. Deduction of 5/- for each non-earning child after the second child under 16 years

1/6th where gross family income exceeds £4 10s. 1/7th where gross family income is £4 10s. or less.

KILDARE Co. CL.

D.

Unserviced cottages— 5/6 up to economic rent

Tenants with incomes of £5 p.w. or under, 1/6

Gross family income ex- cluding C.A.

Income under £4 p.w. — 1/10th.

Serviced cottages— 10/- up to economic rent

for children under 16 years. Tenants with income over £5 p.w., 6d. for each of the first three children under 16 years and 1/6 for each child over 16 years in excess of 3 children

£4 to £5 19s. — 1/9th, £6 to £6 19s. — 1/8th, £7 to £7 19s. —1/7th, £8 upwards per week, 1/6th.

KILKENNY Co. CL.

G.

Freshford and Castlecomer— 9/- where family income is under £4 5s. p.w., to 18/- where income is £9 1s. and over.

C or D—1/-, with max. of 5/- at certain points of Col. 3.

Income of parents or bread- winner plus half income of children, excluding C.A.

G.

Single Rural Cottage—4/- where family income is £3 6s. or under, up to 10/6 where income is £9 p.w. or over.

C or D—1/-, with max. of 4/- at certain points of Col. 3.

do.

G.

Clogh, Callan and Thomas- town—5/- where family income is £3 6s. p.w. and under, to 12/6 where income is £9 6s. or over.

do.

do.

LEITRIM Co. CL.

G.

8 Housing Schemes—4/- where family income is £2 p.w. and under, to 24/- where income is over £8 p.w.

LAOIGHIS Co. CL.

G.

Stradbally. — 8/- where family income is up to £3 10s. p.w., to 23/- where income is over £5 11s. p.w.

G.

Portarlington — 6/6 where family income is £4 p.w. to 18/6 where income is over £8 2s. p.w.

G.

Mountrath — 8/- where family income is £4 p.w. and under, to 19/- where income is over £6 10s.

G.

Abbeyleix — 6/- where family income is £3 p.w. and under to 20/- where income is over £6 1s. p.w.

G.

Durrow — 10/- where family income is £4 p.w. or under, to 13/3 where income is over £4 1s. p.w.

G.

Mountmellick — 6/- where family income is £3 p.w. or under, to 25/5 where income is over £9 1s. p.w.

G.

Rathdowney — 5/- where family income is £3 or under, to 16/- where income is over £6 p.w.

G.

Portlaoighise — 10/- where family income is up to £3 10s. p.w. to 25/- where income is over £6 11s. per week.

LONGFORD Co. CL.

G.

Granard and Lanesborough— 9/- where family income is £4 p.w. or under, to 28/- where income is £10 p.w.

C or D—1/- with max. of 8/- at certain points of Col. 3.

Income of parents or bread- winner plus half income of children.

LOUTH Co. CL.

G.

6/- for farm workers or others in comparable employment. In other cases, 8/- where income does not exceed £6 p.w.

10/- where income exceeds £6 per week

G.

Stoneylane, Ardee— 10/- where income does not exceed £5 p.w.

12/- where income is be- tween £6 and £7 p.w.

14/- where income is £7 p.w. or over

MAYO Co. CL.

G.

Ballinrobe, Killala, Ballyhaunis, Belmullet, Foxford. Minimum of 5/-, 7/6 where income is from 41/- to 60/- p.w., to 25/- where income is over £11 10s. p.w.

C—(under 14 yrs), with max. of 2/-

MEATH Co. CL.

G.

6/6 where family income is under £4 10s. p.w.

8/- where income is over £4 10s. p.w.

Additional 6d. p.w. for each service when piped water, sewerage and electric light provided

OFFALY Co. CL.

G.

Edenderry—7/6 where fam- ily income is £4 10s. p.w. or under to 25/- where income is over £8 11s. p.w.

Income of tenant and half income of other members of household, plus income from any other resident in the house

G.

Portarlington—10/6 where family income is up to £5 p.w., to 28/6 where income is over £8 11s. p.w.

G.

Ferbane — 9/6 where family income is up to £4 15s. p.w., to 25/10 where income is over £9 p.w.

ROSCOMMON Co. CL.

G.

75 Town Type houses—7/6 where family income is under £3 p.w., to 18/- where income is £10 p.w.

C—1/-, with max. of 2/- at certain points of Col. 3

G.

Baylough Scheme—7/6d. where family income is under £3 p.w. to 25/6d. where income is £10.

C—1/- with max. of 3/- at certain points of Col. 3.

WATERFORD Co. CL.

G.

Non-municipal town scheme —6/- where family in- come is £3 p.w. or under, to 11/9d. where income is £8 10s.

C—1/- with max. of 4/- at certain points of Col. 3.

Income of parents or bread- winners from all sources plus half income of children

G.

Reconstructed houses—1/6d. where family income is £1 per week and under, to 8/- where income is £7 10s. p.w.

do.

do.

WESTMEATH Co. CL.

G.

Kilbeggan—7/- where family income is £4 p.w. or under, to 25/- where income is £10 p.w.

C or D—1/- with maximum of 8/- at certain points of Col. 3.

Income of parents or bread-winners from all sources plus half income of children

G.

Mullingar T.C.—

(a) 12/- where family in- come is £4 p.w. or under, to 32/- where income is £10 p.w.

C or D—1/- with maxi- mum of 8/-

Income of parents or bread- winners plus half income of children.

(b) 8/- where family in- come is £4 p.w. or under to 25/- where income is £10 p.w.

Maximum abatement for children 5/- at different points of Col. 3.

do.

(c) Large Type House 13/- to 30/-; Small Type House 11/- to 28/- where family income is £4 or under up to £10 p.w.

Maximum abatement of 8/- for children or dependents.

do.

G.

Castlepollard and Moate— 7/- where family income is £4 p.w. or under, to 25/- where income is £10 p.w.

C or D—1/- with maximum of 8/- at certain points of Col. 3.

Income of parents or bread- winners plus half income of children.

G.

Unserviced cottages—4/6d. where family income is £4 p.w. or under, to 12/- where income is £9 11s. or over.

C or D—1/- with maximum of 4/- at certain points of Col. 3.

do.

WICKLOW Co. COUNCIL

G.

Kindlestown— 8/- p.w. where family income is between £4 and £4 10s. p.w., to 15/- where income is over £8 p.w.

C or D—1/- with maxipoints of Col. 3. mum of 5/- at different

Killarney Lane— 8/- where family income is £4 10s. p.w. or under to 13/- where income is over £6 10s. p.w.

C—9d. at different points of Col. 3.

Killencarring—8/- where family income is £4 10s. p.w. or under, to 13/- where income is over £8 p.w.

do.

Rents shown include rates:

DUBLIN CORPORATION

D.

1 rmd. flat 2/6d to 12/6d.2,,,,3/6d. to 12/6d.3,,flat or 5/- to 29/6d. cottage4,,,,6/6d. to 33/-5,,,,7/6d. to 36/6d.6,,,, 10/- to 40/-

See Col. 5.

Income of principal bread- winner, less 10/- plus income of every other earning member of family less 5/- in each case, with max. of £2 in each case. State and other allowances included, except C.A. Deduction of 5/- for each dependent child under 16 years after the second child.

1/6th.

CORK CORPORATION

D.

PRE-WAR SCHEME—3/6d. to 18/- including rates. POST-WAR SCHEMES— 6/- to 40/- including rates.

Income of principal bread- winner less 10/-, plus income of each other earner less 5/- in each case with maximum of £2 in each case. Allowances from State sources included, except C.A.

1/6th.

Rents shown include rates:

LIMERICK CORPORATION.

D.

Ballinacurra Weston—8/- to 20/-

D.

Ballynantybeg—3 Bedrm.— 11/- to 25/-.

Flats—4 Bedrm.—11/- to 25/-2,, —11/- to 20/-1,, —7/6d. to 12/6d.

Income of principal bread- winner plus income of each other earner less 10/- p.w. in each case and subject to a maximum of £5 per week in each case.

1/6th

D.

Rathbane—3 Bedrm. —15/- to 25/-.

See Col. 5

All allowances from State sources except C.A. included.

Flats—4 Bedrm. — do.2 Bedrm. — do.1 Bedrm. — 7/6d. to 15/-

Deduction of 5/- for each child under 16 years and for other dependents.

D.

Janesboro—3 Bedrm.—15/- to 25/-

WATERFORD CORPORATION.

D.

5/- to 30/9d. including rates

10/- deducted from income of householder and 5/- from each working member of the family.

1/6th