Dáil Éireann - Volume 388 - 14 March, 1989
Written Answers. - Tenant Purchase Scheme.
Mr. L. Burke Mr. L. Burke
99. Mr. L. Burke asked the Minister for the Environment in view of his statement in connection with the purchase of local authority houses, if he will clarify  the position of those wishing to purchase their homes who are unemployed and in receipt of unemployment benefit/ assistance; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Connolly) Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Connolly)
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Connolly): The terms of the tenant purchase scheme do not exclude any particular category of persons. Local authorities, who are responsible for the administration of the scheme in their areas must, however, be satisfied that tenant purchasers can meet the outgoings.
Dáil Éireann 388 Written Answers. Tenant Purchase Scheme.