Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Implementing Housing for All: Discussion (Resumed)

Photo of John CumminsJohn Cummins (Fine Gael)
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Neither of the local authorities has utilised the repair and lease scheme to any great extent. It has been used for only a single unit in each local authority. Kildare County Council has had 23 applications under that scheme and Meath County Council has had ten. That represents a poor conversion rate. Why is that the case?