Just over 4,900 (4,905) people are on Kerry’s housing waiting list. In the Tralee Municipal District there are around 2,500 (2,539) qualified housing applicants. There are 1,622 applicants in Killarney, 968 in the South and West and 525 in the Listowel Municipal District. A large number of applicants’ areas of choice cross over into different Municipal Districts therefore the total for all four areas far exceeds the actual number of applicants on waiting lists. There were 165 offers of accommodation accepted in 2015 and 16 offers were refused.