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Million pound housing surplus reinvested, says minister

Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer says his department makes a million pounds profit a year from its public housing rents.

But that money's then ploughed into local authority housing to offset its four million a year costs.

Mr Harmer faced questions about public sector rents in the House of Keys this week from Ramsey MHK Lawrie Hooper.

He told the House the department does make a surplus, but that extra money is spent on housing:

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