Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
Housing Assistance Payment Data
1391. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the breakdown of the 18,000 HAP figure for new HAP tenancies by local authority in each of the years 2016 to 2018. [13176/19]
The Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) scheme is a flexible and immediate housing support that is available to all eligible households throughout the State. It plays a vital role in housing eligible families and individuals.
At the end of Quarter 4, 2018, there were over 43,400 active tenancies being supported under the HAP scheme in 31 local authority areas.
Details on the number of tenancy setups from 2016 to 2018 are set out in the table below:
|Year||Additional Households supported at year end|
A further breakdown of new HAP tenancy setups by local authority area in the years 2016 to 2018, is available on my Department's website at: