5 Dec 2018, 14.04

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government will meet tomorrow to discuss the funding and delivery of public housing under Rebuilding Ireland.

“Local authorities must be empowered to deliver social housing across the country,” said Committee Chair, Maria Bailey TD.

“Tomorrow the Committee will meet with representatives from four local authorities to discuss the issues facing the funding and delivery of public housing. This will include discussions about the challenges facing the housing sections of local authorities; targets and the fact that small and medium sized builders around the country sometimes struggle to access the funding necessary to start construction. The Committee will want to hear how the entire process can be streamlined to ensure the building of high quality, affordable homes for those who need them most.”

The meeting will start at 9.30am in Committee Room 1. The full agenda is as follows:

• Further Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: (2017) 753 on

• Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the quality of water intended for human consumption (recast)

• Funding and Delivery of Public Housing under Rebuilding Ireland [Resumed]
Representatives from Galway City Council
Representatives from Kerry County Council
Representatives from Louth County Council
Representatives from Limerick City and County Council

Committee proceedings can be viewed live here

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