Question to Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government (Ms. Jan O’Sullivan, TD)

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government regarding the €46 million in funding recently announced for a range of housing projects which will provide a total of 416 units of accommodation for persons with special housing needs including the elderly, persons with an intellectual or physical disability and homeless persons, when will the amount of funding allocated to each local authority be known; the projects in Cork City and County that will be funded as part of these initiatives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Jerry Buttimer.

For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 8th July, 2014.

REPLY

On 21 May 2014, I announced details of the spe cific projects to be funded in each local authority area under the €46 million investment which will support the delivery, by Approved Housing Bodies (AHB’s) , of some 416 units of accommodation under my Department’s Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) work programme for 2014-2015.

Details in relation to the projects to be advanced in Cork City and County are set out in the following table:

Cork   City and County

Local Authority Name of AHB Proposed Project No of Units Category of Tenant

Estimated   Cost €

Cork City Council Good Shepherd Services Grattan Street, Cork

15

Mother and Child Refuge

2,225,000

  Cork Simon Community St. Joachim and Anne’s ,   Anglesea St., Cork

12

Homeless

1,085,000

Cork County Council Cluid Housing Association Freemount, Co. Cork.

1

Persons with Disability

172,150

  Charleville Care Project Ltd Church View, Love Lane, Charleville

2

Elderly

194,760

  Bandon Geriatric and Community Council Avenue House, Bandon

8

Elderly

744,000

           
TOTAL    

38

 

€4,420,910