Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Thursday, 28 April 2016
Committee on Housing and Homelessness
Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund. There is €3 billion in the fund, with €750 million allocated for a range of projects. I hope we will get a chance to ask questions of the Minister for Finance, Deputy Noonan, on this. He decided against putting any of that money into social housing. I welcome the suggestions made by the Minister, Deputy Kelly, at the end. He has been in the position for the past two years and understands how it works.
I agree with what Deputy Wallace said. To bring matters back to the parish pump, I live in Portlaw where eight or ten new houses are to be built. I know ex-Deputy Coffey-----