Read more: Local Authority Finance: Income and Expenditure Trends
In 2018, the total revenue of Local Authorities (LAs) amounted to €4.7billion. This represented an increase of over €400million, or 10%, compared to 2017. Total expenditure by LAs increased by 12% from €4.2bn to €4.7bn between 2014 and 2018.
Read more: Housing: Social Housing Outputs and Stock
During the Great Recession and its aftermath, provision of social housing by Local Authorities (LA) and Approved Housing Bodies (AHB) fell sharply. In 2007, the combined provision by LA’s and AHB’s was 8,763.