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Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Provision (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 51. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which extra methods and means can be employed to provide extra housing in sufficient volume to meet requirements to address homelessness, child homelessness and family homelessness, if he continues to identify extra measures likely to positively impact in this situation; and if he will make a statement on the...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Provision (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 78. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if some consideration can be given to the development of a subsidised sites scheme on public or private lands with a view to making affordable or local authority housing more readily accessible; if any consideration has already been given to such a proposal and how it might meet current demands and as housing continues to be...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Provision (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 140. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which the provision of accommodation for persons on local authority housing lists and those seeking affordable housing can be accommodated in the short term alongside the competing requirements of refugees and the number on the housing lists; if modular housing or wooden chalet-type housing will be urgently...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Provision (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 141. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which housing developments are in hand in each local authority throughout the country, as well as in County Kildare, with a view to alleviating the waiting list for local authority and affordable housing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15904/24]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Policy (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 142. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the extent to which efforts are being made to control house price inflation, including the possibility of having the local authorities engage builders to build public housing on State-owned lands to facilitate local authority and affordable housing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15905/24]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Policy (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 143. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the further steps that can be taken to dramatically increase the housing output to meet the requirements of both the public and private housing programmes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15906/24]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Schemes (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 144. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the degree to which the various forms of assistance available for first-time house buyers are upgrading satisfactorily without contributing to house price inflation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15907/24]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Provision (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 145. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of planning permissions applied for and refused by county in each of the past three years to date; the way such figures will inform housing policy going forward, with particular reference to giving the local population a chance to live in their local area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15908/24]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Policy (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 146. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if an audit has been carried out to determine the best value for money to his Department of direct build local authority houses compared with housing assistance payment, or rent support, given that neither of the latter schemes present a permanent resolution to the applicants' housing needs; and if he will make a statement...

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Provision (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 147. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the average price of a house deemed to be in the affordable category; the number built, acquired or under construction at present throughout the country; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15910/24]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Heritage Projects (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 148. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of heritage projects currently in hand or listed for attention in terms of projection and restoration; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15911/24]

Written Answers — Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government: Housing Policy (11 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 149. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the total number of new houses provided by the local authorities, by county, for prospective tenants in 2023 and 2024 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15912/24]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Bus Services (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 238. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the extent to which it might be possible for the 139 bus service to service Clonaugh, County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14806/24]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Credits (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 299. To ask the Minister for Finance if the Revenue Commissioners can issue updated tax credit certificate/tax free allowances in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14417/24]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Economic Data (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 320. To ask the Minister for Finance the degree to which Ireland continues to perform well within the European Union from an economic perspective; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15408/24]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Economic Data (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 322. To ask the Minister for Finance the extent to which Ireland’s economy continues to compete with other European economies inside and outside of the Eurozone; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15410/24]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Prize Bonds (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 321. To ask the Minister for Finance the total number of prizes won by prize bond holders on a monthly basis in each of the past two years to date; the extent to which ongoing supervision and monitoring of the draws take place; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15409/24]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Insurance Industry (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 323. To ask the Minister for Finance the extent to which insurance costs in Ireland compare with such costs across Europe; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15411/24]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: House Prices (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 324. To ask the Minister for Finance if he will take action to discourage house price increases that currently make it difficult or impossible for first-time house buyers to build or acquire a home of their own; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15412/24]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Brexit Issues (9 Apr 2024)

Bernard Durkan: 325. To ask the Minister for Finance if he has identified particularly vulnerable sectors for specific continued assistance post-Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15413/24]

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