Tuesday, 3 March 1959
Dáil Éireann Debate
Mr. Blaney: The grants paid by the Department of Local Government within the period, comprising (a) grants to private persons and public utility societies for the provision of new houses; (b) grants to local authorities for the provision of “reserved” houses or for “better-class” houses; (c) grants to private persons for the reconstruction, repair or improvement of existing houses or the provision of water supply or sewerage facilities in existing houses; and (d) recoupments to local authorities in respect of grants paid by them to private persons for the provision of additional accommodation where a member of the family is suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis or for the erection of new houses for letting, were as follows:—
NOTE.—The foregoing figures relate to capital grants for housing other than local authority housing for letting. They do not include contributions to the loan charges of housing authorities nor the analogous payments from the Transition Development Fund in the early post-war years.
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