Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government
Social and Affordable Housing
1082. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, and Local Government the number of houses made available for allocation to suitable housing applicants by Kildare County Council or via approved housing bodies through Part 8, purchase and-or direct build in each of the past three years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11496/20]
The number of social housing homes delivered in Co. Kildare has grown exponentially since the outset of Rebuilding Ireland in 2016.
Table 1 outlines a breakdown of Build Delivery in Co. Kildare of the three years requested.
Table 1: Overall Build Delivery (Co. Kildare) 2017-2019
|Kildare County Council||LA New Build||AHB New Build||Part V -New Build (All delivery streams)||Total New Build||LA Capped Voids||All Build Total|
Table 2 give a breakdown of the number of Turnkeys delivered within the overall Build Total.
Table 2: Turnkey Delivery (Co. Kildare) 2017-2019
|Kildare County Council||AHB Turnkeys||LA Turnkeys||Total Turnkeys||All Build Total|
Table 3 outlines the additional Acquisitions and Leasing outputs which delivered social homes in Co. Kildare over the period 2017-2019 inclusive.
Table 3: Social Housing Acquisitions and Leasing Outputs (Co. Kildare) 2017-2019
|Kildare County Council||LA Acquisition||AHB Acquisition||Acquisition Total||Leasing Total|
Overall the number of social homes delivered through Build, Acquisition and Leasing over the past three years is 1,666 homes. Since, Rebuilding Ireland launched in 2016, almost 2,000 (1,919) social homes have been provided in by Kildare County Council in partnership with Approved Housing Bodies and we are committed to see this number grow over this year and going forward.