Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
Residential Tenancies Board Data
1711. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of determination orders made by the Residential Tenancies Board in the past five years on registered tenancies; the figures on determination orders for tenancies in County Mayo for the past five years; the number of determination orders made for overholding and rental arrears for the country and County Mayo, respectively, in the past five years, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54504/17]
1712. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the average waiting times for the processing of a dispute from the initial submission to an adjudication of the dispute and from the adjudication to the issuing of a determination order for the past five years; the number of appeals that have been made to adjudication orders in the past five years for the country and County Mayo, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54505/17]
1713. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of requests for the Residential Tenancies Board to pursue enforcement orders; the number of enforcement orders that were pursued by the board in the past five years; the average wait time for a decision by the board undertaking to seek an enforcement order; the criteria considered by the board in determining whether to seek an enforcement order in a matter; the budget allocated to cover the costs to the board of seeking such enforcement orders; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [54506/17]
I propose to take Questions Nos. 1711 to 1713, inclusive, together.
Details of determination orders, dispute processing times, appeals and requests for enforcement to the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) over the past five years, are not held by my Department.
Each year, the RTB publishes information on its activities in its annual report, including disputes and enforcement related activities. Full details of expenditure incurred by the RTB in the performance of its activities are also contained in its annual accounts. The RTB annual reports are available on the Board's website at
Insofar as the remaining information requested by the Deputy is available from the RTB, the Clerk of the Dáil has requested that arrangements be put in place to facilitate the provision of information by State Bodies to members of the Oireachtas. Following the issue of Circular LG (P) 05/16 on 20 September 2016 from my Department, Members of the Oireachtas seeking information relating to the RTB can email their queries to the dedicated email address of the RTB, at .