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O'Sullivan, Jan

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Social and Affordable Housing

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: if the plans to change the policy on offers of social housing to require a five year wait for a further offer if two are refused will be clarified; his views on whether some flexibility is required...More Button

The Minister is not living in the real world of people who are looking for housing in local authority areas. I have a similar situation to Deputy Boyd Barrett where three areas of choice can be ti...More Button

Social and Affordable Housing (Continued)

What we are trying to do is to get the Minister to change his mind. I ask the Minister to define what he means by "flexibility". As I read this, there is no flexibility and once a person refuses ...More Button

Traveller Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: his plans to address fire safety for Travellers in circumstances in which fire safety regulation exemptions on temporary emergency sites exist and there is no time limit on such sites remaining as ...More Button

This question relates to plans to address fire safety for Travellers in circumstances in which fire safety regulation exemptions on temporary emergency sites exist and there is no time limit on suc...More Button

I thank the Minister of State for his response and providing clarity. Will he reiterate that it will apply to temporary sites, as we know a terrible tragedy occurred in Carrickmines? Will he indi...More Button

There was a previous question concerning the underspending of money for Traveller sites. Local authorities will not be able to use the excuse that they do not have the money required. Will the Mi...More Button

Local Authority Housing

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the details of new homes provided by local authorities in 2018 under the various categories of provision including build, lease, voids refurbishing and acquisition by local authority; and if he wil...More Button

Local Authority Housing Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of local authority dwellings that were refurbished in 2018 under the voids programme by local authority; if the funds originally allocated to each local authority were drawn down; and if...More Button