Just one social housing bungalow has been built across Mid Ulster over the last five years.
The statistic was revealed in a recent written answer given by the Department for Communities to SDLP spokesperson for Communities, Mark H Durkan.
Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said providing just one bungalow over five years is 'pathetic'.
"It is shocking to realise that in the last 5 years there was only one new social housing bungalow completed in Mid Ulster," he said.
"For an ever-growing number of my constituents a social housing bungalow is the only appropriate housing for their needs. Whether that is because of their age or mobility issues, a single storey bungalow is simply all the home they can use safely.
"The demand for social housing bungalows is already there and is only going to increase. A planned programme of social housing building would provide work for the construction industry in Mid Ulster.
"It would be a much-needed boost to the rural economy as we try to recover from the Covid pandemic. The time to build this housing is now."
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