1327. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government his plans to extend modular housing as a response to the housing crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 46421/17 asked on 07 Nov 2017 - Housing Policy)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government (Deputy Eoghan Murphy): My Department is encouraging the use of rapid build methodologies, including modular build, for accelerated delivery of social housing units and considerable progress is being made. 
In that regard, my Department recently asked all local authorities to review the social housing projects in their areas and in the interest of achieving earliest delivery, they have been requested to consider their suitability for Design an...