Written Answers - Housing Grants

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 762 No. 3

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  501.  Deputy Sandra McLellan  Information on Sandra McLellan  Zoom on Sandra McLellan   asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government  Information on Philip Hogan  Zoom on Philip Hogan   the options available to a person (details supplied) in County Cork who has been told by their local authority that there is no funding available for housing adaptation for 2012 and maybe 2013; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20168/12]

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Jan O’Sullivan): Information on Jan O'Sullivan  Zoom on Jan O'Sullivan  I recently announced details of the 2012 housing capital allocations to local authorities, totalling some €251.5 million. In excess of €6.6 million has been made available for the various housing programmes in Cork County Council. Of this, €384,116 has been allocated for necessary adaptations and extensions to meet the needs of tenants of local authority houses. The administration of this funding and the selection of properties for upgrading is entirely a matter for Cork County Council.

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