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Collins, Joan

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Local Authority Housing Data

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the details of local authority houses built in 2018 in each local authority.More Button

I wish to know the details of local authority houses built in 2018 in each local authority area. I raise this area specifically because it is the only one in which we have security of tenure. The...More Button

Last year, the Minister announced that 7,000 homes had been built. At a meeting in Cork, it transpired the number was much lower, amounting to only 700 approximately. This year, the Minister is...More Button

I tabled the question because we had not seen those figures. The Minister is saying they were released this morning. The Minister's building target in Dublin city last year was 1,045 local author...More Button

I have a breakdown of all the local authority target build figures for 2018 so we will be able to compare these with the numbers actually built. I look forward to looking at and investigating th...More Button

Local Authority Housing Data (Continued)

We will drill down into those figures. The Minister stated there were 264 new builds by the local authority and 282 by housing bodies, in addition to Part V provision, giving a total of 650 new bu...More Button

Traveller Accommodation

Asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government: the number of Traveller-specific accommodation units built in 2018; and the targets in place for 2019 and 2020.More Button

I raise this question because there seems to be an issue with the money being provided for local authorities. The data show that, of the €12 million earmarked for Traveller housing in 2018, just €...More Button

I welcome the points made by the Minister of State. Heretofore, there has not been any drilling down into how and where Traveller accommodation can be built. If Traveller groups are involved in t...More Button

Social and Affordable Housing

Disgraceful.More Button

Social and Affordable Housing (Continued)

How many are there? Is it ten, 20 or 50?More Button