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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

Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill

Latest Report

Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill

The Committee has published its report on its pre-Committee Stage of the Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill 2017 [PMB]. The Committee recommended that the Bill proceed to Third Stage.

Press releases

8 May 2019, 11.43

Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government to hear from National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC)

5 Apr 2019, 10.00

Housing, Planning & Local Government Committee calls for funding for undertaking of electoral and referenda studies

2 Apr 2019, 09.37

Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government to receive update on the National Emergency Co-ordination Group

Recent videos

Wed, 15 May 2019

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Energy Efficient Housing

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Thu, 9 May 2019

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: 2019

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Committee Stage consideration of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2018

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Recent reports

Fri, 10 May 2019

Report of the Joint Committee on the General Scheme of the Prohibition of Certain Products containing Plastic Microbeads Bill 2018
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government Report on the General Scheme of the Prohibition of Certain Products containing Plastic Microbeads Bill 2018

Fri, 10 May 2019

Report on the Scrutiny of the Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill 2017 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government Report on the Scrutiny of the Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill 2017 [PMB]

Mon, 8 Apr 2019

Annual Report 2018 - Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government Annual Report 2018

Recent documents

Wed, 15 May

Opening Statement ,Seán Armstrong, Senior Adviser Building Standards, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Opening Statement ,Seán Armstrong, Senior Adviser Building Standards, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (PDF)

Wed, 15 May

Opening Statement, Robert Deegan, Principal Officer, Energy Efficiency and affordability Division, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Opening Statement, Robert Deegan, Principal Officer, Energy Efficiency and affordability Division, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Wed, 15 May

Opening Statement, Jim Gannon, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Opening Statement, Jim Gannon, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (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:
Pádraig Grant
(01) 618 3325
076 100 1764 
jchplg@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer: 
Alan Neary
(01) 618 4743
(086) 010 7500
alan.neary@oireachtas.ie