Kildare Co Council owed €1.5m in rent arrears for this year

Housing

Laura Coates laura.coates@leinsterleader.ie

Reporter:

Laura Coates laura.coates@leinsterleader.ie

Kildare Co Council owed €1.5m in rent arrears for this year

Kildare County Council

Over €1.5m in council rents are due in arrears for the first half of this year.

According to Kildare County Council, €5,045,625 was collected out of the total of €6,575,881 due, a 77% collection rate, to the end of last June.

In 2015, €9,732,359 was collected with €1,361,168 arrears due at the end of the year (an 88% collection rate).

In 2014, €9,471,409 was collected with €1,381,714 arrears due (87% collection rate).

The figures for 2013 were €8,815,843 collected and €1,708,093 outstanding (84% collected).