Govt announces €15m for local authority housing

The Government has announced that €15m is to be spent on local authority housing.

It is an attempt to bring long-term vacant homes back into use.

Minister Jan O'Sullivan announced the fund, saying she is determined that no suitable homes will be left empty when there are families in need of housing.

Here is the full list broken down by county:

County - Total allocation for the county - No. of houses - Average allocation per house

Carlow - €169,000 . 12 houses. Average cost €14,083.33

Cavan - €166,000 . 7 houses. Average cost €23,714.29

Clare - €401,000 . 22 houses. Average cost €18,227.27

Cork City - €1,288,000 . 94 houses. Average cost €13,702.13

Cork County - €963,000 . 68 houses. Average cost €14,161.76

Donegal - €358,000 . 56 houses. Average cost €6,392.86

Dublin City - €3,288,000 . 135 houses. Average cost €24,355.56

Fingal - €1,259,000 . 95 houses. Average cost €13,252.63

South Dublin - €467,000 . 40 houses. Average cost €11,675.00

D.L.R. - €30,000. 1 house. Average cost. €30,000.00

Galway City - €415,000 . 21 houses. Average cost €19,761.90

Galway County - €444,000 . 30 houses. Average cost €14,800.00

Kerry - €504,000. 23 houses. Average cost €21,913.04

Kildare - €701,000 . 49 houses. Average cost €14,306.12

Kilkenny - €371,000 . 15 houses. Average cost €24,733.33

Laois - €74,000 . 13 houses. Average cost €5,692.31

Leitrim - €149,000 . 10 houses. Average cost €14,900.00

Limerick City - €219,000 . 8 houses. Average cost €27,375.00

Limerick County - €252,000 . 23 houses. Average cost €10,956.52

Longford - €164,000 . 8 houses. Average cost €20,500.00

Louth - €180,000 . 6 houses. Average cost €30,000.00

Mayo - €320,000 . 31 houses. Average cost €10,322.58

Meath - €504,000 . 22 houses. Average cost €22,909.09

Monaghan - €93,000 . 11 houses. Average cost €8,454.55

Offaly - €225,000 . 12 houses. Average cost €18,750.00

Roscommon - €152,000 . 15 houses. Average cost €10,133.33

Sligo - €163,000 . 21 houses. Average cost €7,761.90

Nth Tipperary - €216,000 . 15 houses. Average cost €14,400.00

Sth Tipperary - €217,000 . 14 houses. Average cost €15,500.00

Waterford City - €293,000 . 16 houses. Average cost €18,312.50

Waterford Co. - €160,000 . 9 houses. Average cost €17,777.78

Westmeath - €147,000 . 20 houses. Average cost €7,350.00

Wexford - €259,000 . 11 houses. Average cost €23,545.45

Wicklow - €389,000 . 19 houses. Average cost €20,473.68

TOTAL - €15,000,000. 952 houses. Average cost €15,756.30

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