Over 100 Midlands Modular Homes For Ukrainian Refugees Cost Over €15m

The State says there were 310 rapid build units being used nationally at the end of last year.

The State has spent over €15m developing modular homes for Ukrainian refugees in the midlands.

Integration Minister, Roderic O'Gorman, says the average cost of a 'Rapid Build' unit for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protection is around €145,000.

That includes the cost of supply, delivery and the provision of loose electrical and household items.

There are 64 such units on a site in Clonminch, in Offaly, and a further 42 in Rathdowney, Laois, totalling 106 homes in the region.

Nationally, there were 310 Rapid Build units at the end of 2023, accommodating over 1,200 refugees.

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