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Last updated - 10 Jul 2018, 10.25

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The committee scrutinises legislation and policy as it shadows the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The committee was renamed during the Dáil term (26 Sep 2017) and was previously the Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government.

Date established: 26 Sep 2017

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Housing Options

Latest Report

Housing Options

The committee has published a report on housing options for older people. The report makes eight practical recommendations, taking into consideration the health, social and economic needs of older people.

Press releases

10 Jul 2018, 11.25

Housing Committee calls for more alternative housing options for older people

3 Jul 2018, 11.25

Housing Committee to discuss standards in rental sector

19 Jun 2018, 16.25

Minister Eoghan Murphy to address Housing Committee on homeless figures

Recent videos

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Consideration of draft Report of the General Scheme of Residential Tenencies (Amendment) Bill 2018

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Wed, 4 Jul 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Examination of Homeless Figures

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Recent debates

Wed, 4 Jul 2018

Joint Committee

Private Rental Sector: Discussion

Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

Homeless Figures: Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government

Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

General Scheme of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018: Discussion (Resumed)

Recent reports

Tue, 10 Jul 2018

Housing Options for Older People
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government report on housing options for older people

Fri, 11 May 2018

Transboundary environmental public consultation - Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power
Transboundary consultation obligations arise pursuant to the requirements of EU Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Wed, 24 Jan 2018

Report, Safe as Houses? A Report on Building Standards, Building Controls & Consumer Protection
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government report on Building Standards, Building Controls & Consumer Protection

Recent documents

Thu, 12 Jul

Opening statement, Tom Healy, Nevin Economic Research Institute

Opening statement, Tom Healy, Nevin Economic Research Institute (PDF)

Thu, 12 Jul

Opening statement, Eilish Comerford,St. Michael's Regeneration Team

Opening statement, Eilish Comerford,St. Michael's Regeneration Team (PDF)

Thu, 12 Jul

Opening statement, Larry O Connell, National Economic and Social Council

Opening statement, Larry O Connell, National Economic and Social Council (PDF)

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of housing, planning and local government is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Fiona Cashin
(01) 618 3325
076 100 1764 
jchplg@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer: 
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie