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Written Answers. - Local Authority Rent Arrears.

Thursday, 28 March 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 463 No. 5

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 83. Mr. Ellis Information on John Ellis Zoom on John Ellis  asked the Minister for the Environment Information on Brendan Howlin Zoom on Brendan Howlin  the total amount of rent arrears due to each local authority. [6823/96]

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Ms McManus): Information on Liz McManus Zoom on Liz McManus Returns from local authorities, who are responsible for the collection of their housing rents, indicate that at 31 December 1994 the arrears were some £13 million. A breakdown of this amount by authority follows:

County Boroughs Rent Arrears
  £
Cork 724,935
Dublin 6,600,000
Galway 146,757
Limerick 197,076
Waterford 167,797
Total 7,836,565

[1423]County Councils Rent Arrears
  £
Carlow 21,238
Cavan 73,024
Clare 88,017
Cork North 57,881
Cork South 44,336
Cork West 24,566
Donegal 237,508
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 533,133
Fingal 135,000
Galway 171,805
Kerry 177,826
Kildare 374,400
Kilkenny 117,796
Laois 145,204
Leitrim 169,357
Limerick 60,052
Longford 94,200
Louth 48,638
Mayo 615,098
Meath 207,711
Monaghan 12,485
Offaly 64,847
Roscommon 97,453
Sligo 63,327
South Dublin 435,108
Tipperary North 51,281
Tipperary South 45,400
Waterford 41,018
Westmeath 37,310
Wexford 100,000
Wicklow 76,946
Total 4,421,965

Borough Corporations Rent Arrears
  £
Clonmel 40,588
Drogheda 42,073
Kilkenny 5,535
Sligo 14,684
Wexford 75,413
Total 178,293

Urban Districts Rent Arrears
  £
Arklow 4,579
Athlone 13,661
Athy 4,935
Ballina 81,975
Ballinasloe 1,872
[1424]Birr 16,895
Bray 9,919
Buncrana 8,508
Bundoran 3,300
Carlow 26,391
Carrickmacross 668
Carrick-on-Suir 1,902
Cashel 4,000
Castlebar 20,000
Castleblayney 1,295
Cavan 11,513
Ceannus Mór 8,489
Clonakilty 3,614
Clones 3,454
Cobh 11,392
Dundalk 68,106
Dungarvan 9,825
Ennis 21,700
Enniscorthy 42,327
Fermoy 17,206
Killarney 2,150
Kilrush 2,899
Kinsale 228
Letterkenny 6,331
Listowel 2,726
Longford 72,688
Macroom 4,577
Mallow 14,22
Midleton 5,340
Monaghan 13,783
Naas 90,416
Navan 3,605
Nenagh 19,382
New Ross 55,470
Skibbereen 5,225
Templemore 16,903
Thurles 17,205
Tipperary 8,797
Tralee 53,356
Trim 3,821
Tullamore 85,867
Westport 3,729
Wicklow 32,814
Total 919,059

Town Commissioners Rent Arrears
  £
Ardee 333
Ballyshannon 219
Bandon 210
Belturbet 13
Cootehill 5,249
Droichead Nua 2,017
Kilkee 152
[1425]Mountmellick 127
Muinebheag 203
Passage West 1,600
Portlaoise 806
Tuam 170
Total 11,098
Overall Total 13,366,980


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