Wednesday, 14 October 2009
Dáil Eireann Debate
272. Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government the number of local authority loans that have been recommended for approval nationwide since the affordable homes partnership has become involved in stress testing local authority loan applications; the number of loan approvals that have subsequently issued by local authorities on foot of such recommendations; the type of loans that have been approved; if an analysis of the statistics indicates a trend; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36159/09]
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Deputy Michael Finneran): The Affordable Homes Partnership (AHP) have processed 173 applications since the Housing (Local Authority Loans) Regulations, 2009 came into force on 27 April 2009. The following table gives a breakdown of the status of these applications, final decisions on which are a matter for the relevant local authority.
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