Next meeting:

Last updated - 21 Sep 2018, 16.08

26 Sep 2018, 17.00

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government will meet in Committee Room 1, LH2000.

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 for older people

Latest Report

Housing for older people

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

18 Sep 2018, 13.40

Water Advisory Board Chair to appear before Housing Committee

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

Recent videos

Wed, 19 Sep 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Engagement with Mr. Michael McCarthy, Chairperson Designate, National Oversight & Audit Commissioin (NOAC);
Engagement with Mr. Paul McGowan, Chair, Water Advisory Body

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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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Recent reports

Mon, 16 Jul 2018

Report on the General Scheme of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government report on the general scheme of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Report on Scrutiny of the Electoral (Amendment) (no. 3) Bill, 2014 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government report on scrutiny of the Electoral (Amendment) (no. 3) Bill, 2014 [PMB]

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Report on Scrutiny of the Prohibition of Micro-Plastics Bill, 2016 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government report on scrutiny of the Prohibition of Micro-Plastics Bill, 2016 [PMB]

Recent documents

Wed, 19 Sep

Opening statement, Paul McGowan, Water Advisory Body

Opening statement, Paul McGowan, Water Advisory Body (PDF)

Wed, 19 Sep

Opening statement, Michael McCarthy, National Audit & Oversight Commission

Opening statement, Michael McCarthy, National Audit & Oversight Commission (PDF)

Thu, 12 Jul

Opening statement, Tom Healy, Nevin Economic Research Institute

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

EU scrutiny

Image: iStock

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