23 May 2022, 16.45
The Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, 24 May, to discuss construction costs in housing.
The meeting at 3pm in Committee Room 3 of Leinster House will hear from representatives of the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland (SCSI), the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and the County and City Management Association (CCMA).
Committee Cathaoirleach Deputy Steven Matthews said: “Rising construction costs driven by inflation are a major challenge to meeting the demand for new homes in the coming years if we are to effectively tackle the housing crisis. The Committee looks forward to discussing construction costs and how to manage them with our stakeholders.”
The Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage has 14 Members, nine from the Dáil and five from the Seanad.
The meeting in Committee Room 3 can be viewed live on Oireachtas TV.
Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.