Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland which housing associations submitted applications for funding for the purchase of empty homes by the closing date for applications on 30 November; and how many homes each of these housing associations submitted for consideration.
§ Mr. Atkins
The following 28 registered housing associations in Northern Ireland made application to purchase properties to rent under the Government's housing initiative announced in the Chancellor's autumn statement:
Housing Association Number of Properties Ballynafeigh 21 Belfast Community 4 BIH 81 Botanic 16 Church of Ireland 25 Clonard 28 Connswater 4 Craigavon and District 78 Craigowen 10 Derry 49 Dungannon 37 Flax 47 Fold 33 Gosford 30 Grove 1
Housing Association Number of Properties Larne and District 34 Malone 18 Newington 13 Oaklee 14 Open Door 85 RBL 6 Rural 34 Students 76 Tennent Street and District 40 Triangle 5 Ulidia 46 Willowfield 28 Woodvale and Shankill 38 Total 901