Wednesday, 4 February 2004

Ceisteanna (225)

Fergus O'Dowd

Ceist:

316 Mr. O'Dowd asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the number of persons on each local authority housing list in County Louth for each year since 1997; the number of local authority houses allocated for each local authority in County Louth in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3355/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government)

The results of the statutory assessments of local authority housing needs undertaken by local authorities in March 1999 and 2002 were published in my Department's September 1999 and September 2002 quarterly edition of the Housing Statistics Bulletin, copies of which are available in the Oireachtas Library.

Information requested on the number of local authority authorised housing starts in each authority in County Louth is set out in the following table:

Local Authority

Authorised House Starts/Acquisitions

1997

1998

1999

2000-2003 Multi-Annual Programme

Louth Co. Cl.

29

30

35

240

Drogheda BC

33

30

35

285

Dundalk TC

33

30

45

285