Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (2992)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Ceist:

2992. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the number of homes delivered via the buy and renew scheme in the first half of 2019 in south central areas of Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34588/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

Under my Department’s Social Housing Investment Programme, funding is available to all local authorities to deliver additional social housing stock through the acquisition of new and previously owned houses/apartments for social housing use, including delivery through the Buy and Renew Scheme.

Since the Buy & Renew Scheme was introduced, both Dublin City and Fingal authorities have delivered over 60 new social homes under the scheme. Activity in this regard is largely delegated to local authorities so they can respond flexibly to all opportunities to provide new social housing and my Department does not track precise locations; however, this detail may be available from the authorities themselves and they will also be in a position to advise on their future intentions in this regard.

Question No. 2993 answered with Question No. 2883.
Question No. 2994 answered with Question No. 2979.