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Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Darragh O'Brien: What I am saying is that we very clearly set out under Housing for All what our social housing targets are. What I am looking to do next year is to further accelerate that delivery through the use of off-site and modular construction. I have already mentioned in my response to the Deputy that we have provided €100 million with regard to pay-down debt for local authorities, not just...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Peadar Tóibín: Thus, modular homes will not be used for housing.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Cormac Devlin: Through the Chair.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Darragh O'Brien: What part of my answer does the Deputy not understand? I have just said for the past few minutes that, of course, we are using modern methods of construction and modular construction. We are already doing that but we will be using additional good-quality, off-site construction builds under modern methods of construction, next year, in the programme we have set and has been debated in this...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Cormac Devlin: Go raibh maith agat, a Theachta.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Darragh O'Brien: Let us not blur the lines.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Housing Policy (1 Dec 2022)

Housing Policy

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Housing Policy (1 Dec 2022)

Colm Burke: 12. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he will provide an update in respect of the new rural housing guidelines; when it is expected that these guidelines will be put out to public consultation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59858/22]

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Housing Policy (1 Dec 2022)

Charles Flanagan: 75. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if the new rural housing guidelines will protect the right of those living in remote areas to build a home near their families and workplaces; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59144/22]

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Housing Policy (1 Dec 2022)

Colm Burke: I ask the Minister of State whether he will provide an update on the new rural housing guidelines. When it is expected these guidelines will be put out to public consultation and will he make a statement on the matter?

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Housing Policy (1 Dec 2022)

Peter Burke: I propose to take Questions Nos. 12 and 75 together. Updated rural housing planning guidelines are currently being prepared by my Department. The updated guidelines will expand on the high level spatial planning policy of the national planning framework, especially on national planning objective 19, which relates to rural housing. The objective makes a clear policy distinction between...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Housing Policy (1 Dec 2022)

Colm Burke: The process of the consultation and getting in submissions is extremely important because this is a very important issue. County and city development plans have gone through the process and it is important we have these guidelines in place within a very short timeframe. When does the Minister of State expect the Department will be able to issue the guidelines to each of the individual local...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Housing Policy (1 Dec 2022)

Peter Burke: In the first instance, we just got news yesterday that the ecological assessment unit, EAU, within the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has decided a determination is not needed and the guidelines are screened out for an appropriate assessment. They will have to go on public consultation. We have to put them on public display whereby the public and members of the various...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Local Authorities (1 Dec 2022)

Peter Burke: The review is a very important mechanism to ensure we have equity throughout the network of 31 local authorities. What is key is the way the Government has intervened this year, in very challenging circumstances, to support local authorities via several funding streams, such as the energy support grant, which has assisted them in completing their budget, and the pay model, through which pay...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Local Authorities (1 Dec 2022)

Paul McAuliffe: I met the team from Dublin City Council last week, along with all Dublin Deputies, and I met with the finance subcommittee. Many good councillors from across parties want to see more done for their county with more resources. I welcome the Minister of State's commitment, and I thank the Minister, both Ministers of State and their party colleagues for working with us on this to deliver this...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Local Authorities (1 Dec 2022)

Peter Burke: A large proportion, around €287 million, goes towards pay agreements and assisting local authorities in meeting those commitments. The Department is also doing a separate piece of work with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and the local authority network to try to get to the bottom of the funding refunds. An estimate in the local authority system of how much pay will...

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Local Authorities (1 Dec 2022)

Paul McAuliffe: I ask the Minister to engage with councillors as part of the review process.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Local Authorities (1 Dec 2022)

Peter Burke: Absolutely.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Departmental Policies

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Departmental Policies (1 Dec 2022)

Michael Fitzmaurice: 11. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government if he has made any decision on modular homes for the homeless or social housing other than for asylum seekers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59852/22]

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