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O'Sullivan, Jan

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 765 Nbr. 3

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed).

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Written Answers - Local Authority Housing

Under the Department’s Social Housing Investment Programme, local authorities are allocated capital funding each year in respect of a range of measures to improve the standard and overall qua...More Button

My Department provides a grant of up to €15,000 per house, depending on the energy improvement achieved, for necessary works such as attic and wall insulation, the replacement of windows and e...More Button

The necessary statutory instruments were made in December 2011 under the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 to enable the new scheme for the tenant purchase of apartments to come into oper...More Button

Written Answers - Social and Affordable Housing

I propose to take Questions Nos. 339, 340 and 350 together. More Button

My Department collates and publishes a wide range of housing statistics that inform the preparation and evaluation of housing policy and these can be viewed on my Department’s website www....More Button

Written Answers - Protected Structures

Under my Department’s Renewal or Repair of a Thatch Roof of a House grant scheme, a grant up to €3,810, or two thirds of the approved cost, whichever is the lesser, may be payable in r...More Button

Eligibility under the grant scheme is contingent on the house being occupied as a normal place of residence on completion of the approved works.More Button

My Department has no function in relation to property insurance matters. That function falls within the remit of my colleague, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.More Button

Written Answers - Local Authority Funding

In March I announced details of the 2012 housing capital allocations to local authorities, totalling some €251.5 million. In excess of €62 million has been made available for the various ...More Button

Written Answers - Unfinished Housing Developments

As indicated in the reply to Questions 187 and 193 of 28 March 2012, part of the process of preparing the National Housing Development Survey 2011 involved the provision by local authorities of det...More Button

On foot of the initial correspondence received from each local authority, and further correspondence and clarification between the Housing Inspectorate of my Department and local authorities sector...More Button