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Northern Ireland Housing Executive (Sale Of Houses)

Volume 982: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he expects the Northern Ireland Housing Executive to have made provisional and formal offers in respect of the 20,375 houses in which the tenants have expressed an interest in purchasing, as detailed in his answer to the hon. Member for Londonderry on 18 March 1980.

[pursuant to his reply, 24 March 1980, c. 436]: I understand from the Housing Executive that the majority of the 20,375 applicants will have reoeived provisional offers within six months. Formal offers should be made within a further three months to those who accept provisional offers. There may, of course, be cases of special difficulty where offers are delayed but as the sale price will be the valuation of the property at

This information is not yet available. I understand that the Housing Executive programmes for each district council area are currently being prepared by the executive, taking into account available financial resources, before being discussed with the respective district councils and being submitted to the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland for approval.