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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 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

12 Nov 2018, 14.12

Housing Committee to focus on impact of Brexit on housing market

16 Oct 2018, 12.55

Housing Committee to discuss use of public land

10 Oct 2018, 16.38

Housing Committee to discuss fire safety measures

Recent videos

Tue, 20 Nov 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government


The Impact of Brexit on Ireland's Housing Market [resumed]

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Wed, 14 Nov 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Social Housing Financing – Enhanced Leasing, Land Initiatives and Public Private Partnerships

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Tue, 13 Nov 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

The Impact of Brexit on Ireland’s Housing Market

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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

Tue, 20 Nov

Opening statement, Dr. David Duffy, Director, Property Industry Ireland

Opening statement, Dr. David Duffy, Director, Property Industry Ireland (PDF)

Tue, 20 Nov

Opening statement, Sarah Neary, Principal Adviser, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Opening statement, Sarah Neary, Principal Adviser, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (PDF)

Wed, 14 Nov

Opening statement, Dr Rory Hearne, Maynooth University

Opening statement, Dr Rory Hearne, Maynooth University (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: 
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie