Next meeting:

Last updated - 17 Jun 2019, 10.58

18 Jun 2019, 11.00

The Joint Committee of Housing, Planning and Local Government will meet in CR1, 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

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

28 May 2019, 14.41

Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government to discuss Housing with Minister Eoghan Murphy

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

Recent videos

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Family and Child Homelessness

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Wed, 29 May 2019

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Draft Exempted Development Regulations - Short Term Letting

Quarterly update on Rebuilding Ireland - Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness

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Wed, 15 May 2019

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Energy Efficient Housing

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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, 12 Jun

Opening Statement, Mike Allen, Director, Focus Ireland

Opening Statement, Mike Allen, Director, Focus Ireland (PDF)

Wed, 12 Jun

Opening Statement, Rebecca Keating, Managing Solicitor, Mercy Law Resource Centre

Opening Statement, Rebecca Keating, Managing Solicitor, Mercy Law Resource Centre (PDF)

Wed, 12 Jun

Opening Statement, Saoirse Brady, Legal and Policy Director, Children’s Rights Alliance

Opening Statement, Saoirse Brady, Legal and Policy Director, Children’s Rights Alliance (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